This Fortress in the ittle town Oude Schild was build in 1574 by King Willem van Oranje During the Golden Age the fortress was used as a prison and a courthouse. A few people were excecuted because of muteny.
Napoleon Bonaparte made the fortress stronger in 1811 and even build 2 extra fortresses at both sites of this one. (Fortress Lunette and Fortress Redoute.
Later the stones of the fortress were used to build houses in town.