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William V, Prince Of Orange - Flight To Britain
... With the coming of the French Revolution William V joined the First Coalition against Republican France in 1793 ... Paris to fight in the Netherlands, and in 1795 William V fled to the safety of England ... In 1813, his son, King William I returned to the Netherlands and became the first Dutch monarch from the House of Orange ...
William V, Prince Of Orange - Stadtholder
... William V assumed the position of stadtholder (chief executive) and Captain-General of the Dutch States Army in 1766 ... On 4 October 1767 in Berlin, Prince William married Princess Wilhelmina of Prussia, the daughter of Augustus William of Prussia, niece of Frederick the ... William V, leading the pro-British faction within the government, blocked attempts by pro-independence, and later pro-French, elements to drag the government to war ...
1783 - Deaths
... January 7 – William Tans'ur, English hymnist (b. 1723) March 30 – William Hunter, Scottish anatomist (b. 1717) December 16 – William James, British naval commander (b ...
William IV Of The United Kingdom - Reign - Early Reign
... of Hanover George III George IV Frederick, Duke of York William IV Charlotte, Queen of Württemberg Edward, Duke of Kent Princess Augusta Sophia ... Unlike his extravagant brother, William was unassuming, discouraging pomp and ceremony ... IV, who tended to spend most of his time in Windsor Castle, William was known, especially early in his reign, to walk, unaccompanied, through London or Brighton ...
William IV Of The United Kingdom - Titles, Styles, Honours and Arms - Titles and Styles
... He was the first king of the United Kingdom named William, though there were three previous kings of England called William and two of Scotland ... His style in Hanover was "William the Fourth, by the Grace of God, King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, etc ...

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    I do all the good I can—
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