The Nuttall Encyclopedia
A town of Belgium, 9 m. SW. from Brussels; noted for its 14th-century church, which contains a black wooden image of the Virgin credited with miraculous powers, and resorted to by pilgrims.
Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Hal'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/h/hal.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.