King William III (of Orange)
Person Born 1650 Died 1702
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".