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King William III (of Orange)

Person   Born 1650 Died 1702

Categories: Royalty, Seriously Famous

Countries: Netherlands

Son of William, Prince of Orange, and Mary Stuart (daughter of Charles I). Married another grandchild of Charles I, Mary II (daughter of James II). They ruled jointly. Died at Kensington Palace after being thrown by his horse tripping over a mole-hill. His delighted enemies, Jacobite adherents, subsequently toasted "the little gentleman in black velvet".

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King William III (of Orange)

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Austin Friars & the Queens

To commemorate the visit by Their Majesties Queen Elizabeth II and Queen Beat...

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Greenwich Market

{Beneath the coat of arms of Greenwich Hospital:} Greenwich Market. In 1700 G...

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Rotten Row

WIIIR Rotten Row - the king's old road, completed 1690. This ride originally ...

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William III

This statue shows King Billy's horse about to trip over a mole-hill and throw...

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