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... With the coming of the French Revolution William V joined the First Coalition against Republican France in 1793 ... from 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 ...
... 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 ... to spend most of his time in Windsor Castle, William was known, especially early in his reign, to walk, unaccompanied, through London or Brighton ...
21 August 1765 – 16 May 1789 His Royal Highness The Prince William Henry 16 May 1789 – 26 June 1830 His Royal Highness The Duke of Clarence and St Andrews 26 June 1830 – 20 ... 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 ...
... 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 Great ... 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 ...
... Sir William Osler Elementary School – Elementary School in Vancouver, British Columbia Sir William Osler School – Elementary School in Winnipeg, Manitoba Sir William Osler ... Sir William Osler High School, Toronto, Ontario Sir William Osler Public School Simcoe County District School Board Elementary School in Bradford West Gwillimbury ... Osler Library of the History of Medicine, McGill University, Montreal ...
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“Come, walk like this, the dancer said,
Stick you your toesstick in your head,
Stalk on with quick, galvanic tread
Your fingers thus extend;
The attitudes considered quaint,”
—Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18361911)
“The greater the ignorance the greater the dogmatism.”
—Sir William Osler (18491919)
“When Sir Robert Walpole was dying, he told Ranby his surgeon that he desired his body might be opened. Ranby acting great horror cried, Good God, my Lord, dont talk of that! Nay, said Sir Robert, it will not be till I am dead, and that I shall not feel itnor you neither.”
—Horace Walpole (17171797)