romanes" (in French). The shrine of Our Lady of Flanders has been called one of the seven wonders of Belgium. He has (co-)authored eight books accompanying the software. Escortessonne doornik - Sites. It has taken place every year since 1092, with the single exception of the year 1566, when the iconoclasts considerably damaged the religious symbols of the city. Doornik and historically as Dornick in English, is a Walloon municipality of Belgium, 85 kilometres (53 miles) southwest of Brussels on the river Scheldt. The commune's drive for independence from the local counts succeeded in 1187, and the city was henceforth directly subordinated to the French Crown, as the seigneurie de Tournaisis, as the city's environs are called. People born in Tournai edit Clovis I, first king of all Salian Franks Gilles Li Muisis, French chronicler and poet (13th century) Rogier van der Weyden, Flemish painter (15th century) Jacques Daret, Flemish painter (15th century) Pierre de La Rue, Franco-Flemish composer (15th century) Perkin.