2 edition of The history of the most illustrious William, Prince of Orange found in the catalog.
The history of the most illustrious William, Prince of Orange
|Other titles||History of William Prince of Orange|
|Genre||Early works to 1800|
|Series||Early English books, 1641-1700 -- 1887:12|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||, 144,  p|
|Number of Pages||144|
Prince of Orange is a title of nobility.. The title is used by members of the House of Orange-Nassau, as heirs to the crown of the also used by members of the House of the moment, the title is used by Prince Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands (Orange-Nassau), Georg Friedrich, Prince of Prussia (Hohenzollern) and Guy, Marquis de Mailly-Neslé, Prince d'Orange. William II was the son of William I and Wilhelmine of his father, who up to that time ruled as sovereign prince, proclaimed himself king in , he became Prince of Orange as heir apparent of the Kingdom of the the abdication of his father on 7 October , William Father: William I of the Netherlands.
He commanded the fleet which conveyed the Prince of Orange to England and received the title "Earl of Torrington" from the Prince of Orange in A printed version of the text can be found on pages through of English Historical Documents, , edited by Andrew Browning (London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, ). The policies of William the Conqueror, king of England from until his death in , may be largely responsible for eventually making Britain the most powerful nation in Europe.
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Protestant public for reproducing, for the benefit of the loyal and patriotic Orangemen of Canada, a reliable, condensed, and perfectly trustworthy history of the illustrious Conqueror of the Boyne, William the Third, Prince of : Unknown Author.
The History of the most illustrious William, prince of Orange: deduc'd rom the first founders of the antient house of Nassau, together with the most considerable actions of this present prince.
Publisher. The author, a former schoolteacher does a very good job of narrating the history of the Dutch struggle against the Spanish Philip II under the leadership of the sovereign Prince of Orange who gave all his goods, and his life, for the benefit of the Dutch people.
He was known as the silent prince because of his prudence in knowing when not to speak/5(4). William III, byname William of Orange, also called William Henry, prince of Orange, Dutch Willem Hendrik, prins van Oranje, (born November 14 [November 4, Old Style],The Hague, Netherlands—died March 19 [March 8],London, England), stadholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands as William III (–) and king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (–).
King William III Prince of Orange, the first European book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. In this biography, the author /5. William I, Prince of Orange (Born: Ap Died: J ). Also known as William the Silent was born in the House of Nassau as a count of Nassau-Dillenburg.
He became Prince of Orange in and is thereby the founder of the branch House of Orange-Nassau. 7 rows Prince of Orange (or Princess of Orange if the holder is female) is a title originally. Although known as the prince of Orange, he did not actually inherit that principality untilon the death of his elder half-brother.
A child of William’s disastrous marriage to the schizophrenic Anna of Saxony and delicate as a youth, Maurice was shuffled from place to place during the years of his father’s struggle against Spanish tyranny.
His boyhood was further overshadowed by the. The book examines William's motives for invading the kingdom of his father-in-law, James II, and his bravery in battle, despite the fact that he was never a great soldier.
It also explores his marriage and deep attachment to Mary II, and how - for the most part - in his private life men friends mattered more to him than female society.4/5(1).
Early life. Prince William was the eldest son of King William III of the Netherlands and his first wife, Princess Sophie of nickname was his birth, he held the third position in the line of succession to the Dutch throne and the seventeenth position in the line of succession to the British throne.A month afterwards on 7 Octoberhis great-grandfather, the Burial: 26 JuneNieuwe Kerk, Delft, Netherlands.
William I, in full William, prince of Orange, count of Nassau, byname William the Silent, Dutch Willem, prins van Oranje, graaf van Nassau, or Willem de Zwijger, (born ApDillenburg, Nassau—died JDelft, Holland), first of the hereditary stadtholders (–84) of the United Provinces of the Netherlands and leader of the revolt of the Netherlands against Spanish.
The History of the most illustrious William, Prince of Orange: deduc'd from the first founders of the antient house of Nassau: together with the most considerable actions of the present prince.
The history of the most illustrious William, Prince of Orange: deduc'd from the first founders of the ancient House of Nassau: together with the most considerable actions of the present prince. William of Orange is one of my favorite people from history.
This book does cover the facts of his life well, but is very focused on repeating over and over again how good and noble and William was/5.
Descended from a long line of doughty warriors and statesmen, William Prince of Orange was born in the Hague during November, son of a Dutch father and a Scottish Stuart Princess, eldest daughter of Charles I.
Banned at first from succeeding to his hereditary offices by the Act of Seclusion, William's boyhood was rather lonely.4/5(1). William of Orange was at this time, in26 years old. He had begun, at the age of 15, to serve in court as the page of Charles V.
He was so trusted by the emperor, who had a high opinion of the youth, that he was allowed to have part in all the secret affairs of state, Charles himself often taking hints and suggestions from the young man, besides giving him most important offices and. The Illustrious Prince is a American drama film directed by William Worthington and produced by Sessue Hayakawa's Haworth Pictures Corporation.
Cast. Sessue Hayakawa as Prince Maiyo (and the Prince's father); Mabel Ballin as Penelope Morse; Harry Lonsdale as the Duke of Devenham; Beverly Traverse as the Duchess; Robert Lawler as Sir Charles Somerfield; Bertram Grassby as Count de la MarBased on: The Illustrious Prince, by E.
Phillips Oppenheim. William of Orange lived from 14 November to 8 March He became King William III of England and of Ireland on 22 Januaryand King William II of Scotland on 4 Aprilin each case ruling as joint monarch with his wife, Mary II, until her death on 28 Decemberand then ruling as sole monarch.
His date of birth is given using the new style Gregorian calendar then in use in. An exact diary of the late expedition of His illustrious Highness the Prince of Orange, (now king of Great Britain) from his palace at the Hague, to his arrival at White-Hall [John.
Whittie] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. This book is a reproduction of a volume found in the collection of the University of Michigan Library. William I (Willem Frederik, Prince of Orange-Nassau; 24 August – 12 December ) was a Prince of Orange and the first King of the Netherlands and Grand Duke of Luxembourg.
He was the ruler of the Principality of Nassau-Orange-Fulda from until and of the Principality of Orange-Nassau in the year and from until In he proclaimed himself Sovereign Prince of the United Successor: William II. William IV (Willem Karel Hendrik Friso; 1 September – 22 October ) was Prince of Orange from birth and the first hereditary Stadtholder of all the United Provinces of the Netherlands from till his death in During his whole life he was furthermore ruler of the Principality of Orange-Nassau within the Holy Roman : John William Friso, Prince of Orange.As for the poor Prince of Orange, 'Slender Billy' as he was known to the Brits, he was a gallant officer, and that goes a long way in my book.
But as has been said, he cost several battalions heavy casualties and some colours for no good reason except to exert his authority.House of Orange, princely dynasty that derived its name from the medieval principality of Orange, in old Provence in southern France.
The dynasty was important in the history of the Netherlands and is that nation’s royal family. The counts of Orange became independent upon the disintegration of the.