William of Orange

NOUN
  1. King of England and Scotland and Ireland; he married the daughter of James II and was invited by opponents of James II to invade England; when James fled, William III and Mary II were declared joint monarchs (1650-1702)
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How To Use William of Orange In A Sentence

  • The Twelfth" officially commemorates the July 12, 1690, triumph of Protestant King William of Orange versus the Catholic he deposed from the English throne, James II, at the Battle of the Boyne south of Belfast. Latest Headlines - ABC 7 News
  • Born in Holland, Keppel attended William of Orange to England in 1688 as a page of honour.
  • The same day, a message was dispatched to William of Orange, begging him to rescue the liberties of the subject.
  • The office of stadholder, chief executive officer of a Dutch province that later formed union, the United Provinces, and usually a member of the House of Orange, was settled on William of Orange. c. The Netherlands
  • Sarah persuaded Anne to support brother-in-law William of Orange, Protestant stadholder of the Netherlands, when he overthrew James II in 1688.
  • William of Orange, following his arrival in London, called a Parliament for 1st.
  • Which brings us to London in the 1690s, just after the Glorious Revolution that drove James II from his throne in a coup led by Prince William of Orange.
  • He supported William of Orange, though, as a Tory, he favoured a regency.
  • There is an evident resemblance between those barons who humiliated King John and the Whig magnates who invited William of Orange to usurp the throne.
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