William of Orange

William of Orange

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  • William of Orange — (Dutch: Willem van Oranje , French: Guillaume d Orange , German Wilhelm von Oranien , Latin Guilelmus ) is the name of several historical persons. In the context of Irish and British history, it refers most often to William III of England/William …   Wikipedia

  • William d'Orange — William d Orange. William d Orange (William of Orange) est un pigeon voyageur soldat du MI 14 (services secrets des pigeons britanniques) durant la Seconde Guerre mondiale. Il a été récompensé en mai 1945 par la vingt et unième Dickin Medal, pour …   Wikipédia en Français

  • William of Orange — noun 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) • Syn: ↑William III • …   Useful english dictionary

  • William of Orange — Wil|liam of Or|ange, King (1650 1702) the king of Britain and Ireland from 1689 until his death. He was also called William III. He was married to the daughter of King James II, and was asked by James s enemies to become king instead of him.… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • William of Orange (Pigeon) — William of Orange was a male pigeon soldier of MI14 (British secret service). He was awarded the 21st Dickin Medal for delivering a message from the Arnhem Airborne Operation. This message saved more than 2000 soldiers combined at the time of the …   Wikipedia

  • William of Orange (or of Nassau) — (1533 1584)    William of Nassau, the prince of Orange, was born on 24 April 1533 at Dilling ham in Germany. A favorite page of Emperor Charles V, he was educated at the court in Brussels from age 11 and reared a Roman Catholic. He inherited… …   Historical Dictionary of Brussels

  • List of James II deserters to William of Orange — According to 19th Century Peerage records, these are the British nobles and gentry, who, in 1688, deserted King James II. These same nobles and gentry, then pledged their allegiances to, and fought for, Prince William of Orange, against King… …   Wikipedia

  • King William of Orange — Wilhelm III. von Oranien, der spätere König von England, Schottland und Irland, im Jahre 1677 Das Wappen, das Wilhelm der III. als König von England und Schottland …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • William III of England — William III II William III by Sir Godfrey Kneller Prince of Orange Reign 4 November 1650 …   Wikipedia

  • William the Silent — William I, Prince of Orange Key, Adriaen Thomas (ca. 1570–84), William of Orange …   Wikipedia

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