King William The Third and his times a lecture by Paul Askin

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Statementby Paul Askin
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Pagination35 p. ;
Number of Pages35
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Open LibraryOL25380476M

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William III, stadholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands (–) and king of England, Scotland, and Ireland (–), reigning jointly with Queen Mary II (until her death in ). He directed the European opposition to Louis XIV and, in Britain, secured the triumph of Protestantism.

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