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Kasteel van Wijnendale ~ West Flanders, Belgium ~ Mary of Burgundy and her son Philip the Handsome stayed here. Mary met her death near here on 27 March 1482 at the age of 25, falconing with Maximilian. Her horse tripped, threw her and landed on top of her breaking her back. She is buried in Bruges. She was exhumed in the 1990s. One of her wrists had been broken and her pelvis crushed. This accident changed history and the Low Countries under Maximilian I and 300 years of Habsburg rule began.