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William the Silent, Prince of Orange

Ruth Putnam

William the Silent, Prince of Orange

the moderate man of the 16th century; the story of his life as told from his own letters, from those of his friends and enemies, and from official documents.

by Ruth Putnam

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Published by Putnam in New York .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • William -- I, -- Prince of Orange, -- 1533-1584.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination2 vols. pl., port., map, facs., chart.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16199413M

    The hero of the Dutch struggle against Spanish rule was William the Silent, one of the wealthiest noblemen in Europe. He was born on Ap , in Dillenburg, Nassau. As count of Nassau he held large estates in the Netherlands, and from a cousin he inherited the French principality of Orange. William I, Prince of Orange (b. Ap , Dillenburg, County of Nassau–d. J , Delft, Spanish Netherlands), also widely known as William the Silent or William of Orange, was the main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish Habsburgs that set off the Eighty Years' War (–) and resulted in the formal independence of the United Provinces in

    Wedgwood's book was published in , and there's clearly an implicit parallel between the Dutch fight against Spanish oppression and the second world war, with William the Silent being portrayed as an almost Churchillian figure; also, of course, his descendant Queen Wilhelmina, exiled in England and Canada during the war, would have been a /5(3). William the Silent or more commonly known as William of Orange was the main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish Habsburgs that started the Eighty Years’ War. He was born in the House of Nassau as Count of Nassau-Dillenburg.

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William the Silent, Prince of Orange by Ruth Putnam Download PDF EPUB FB2

This famous book by a celebrated historian recounts the life of the unlikely revolutionary hero and favourite of Emperor Charles V, William Prince of Orange, who mobilised the legendary group of rebels known as the Beggars to fight the imperial forces of Spain/5.

This is an excellent biography of William the Silent which is also a story of the founding of the Dutch republic. Wedgwood’s style of writing makes this an effortless and very enjoyable book to read.

Moreover, she makes the reader truly care for and invest in the figure of William of by: 5. William of Orange, the Silent Prince book.

Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers/5. This book is a must read for anyone who does not know European, and in particular, Dutch history. The author, a former schoolteacher does a very good job of narrating the history of the Dutch struggle against the Spanish Philip II under the leadership of the sovereign Prince of Orange who gave all his goods, and his life, for the benefit of the Dutch people/5(4).

William I, in full William, prince of Orange, count of Nassau, byname William the Silent, Dutch Willem, prins van Oranje, graaf van Nassau, or Willem de Zwijger, (born ApDillenburg, Nassau—died JDelft, Holland), first of the hereditary stadtholders (–84) of the United Provinces of the Netherlands and leader of the revolt of the Netherlands against Spanish.

William the Silent, prince of Orange > and the revolt of the Netherlands, Contributor Names Putnam, Ruth. [from old catalog] Created / Published New York and London, G.

Putnam's sons, Subject Headings. Prince of Orange (or Princess of Orange if the holder is female) is a title originally associated with the sovereign Principality of Orange, in what is now southern France. The title "Prince of Prince of Orange book was created in by the Emperor Frederick Barbarossa, by elevating the county of Orange to a principality, in order to bolster his support in that area in his conflict with the Papacy.

William I, Prince o Orange (24 Aprile – 10 Julie ), an aa widely kent as William the Silent or William the Taciturn (translatit frae Dutch: Willem de Zwijger), or mair commonly kent as William o Orange (Dutch: Willem van Oranje), wis the main leader o the Dutch revolt against the Spanish Habsburgs that set off the Aichty Years' War an resultit in the formal unthirldom o the Unitit Born: 24 ApryleDillenburg, Nassau, Haly.

William of Orange usually refers to either: William the Silent, William I, (–), Prince of Orange, leader of the Dutch Revolt, founder of the House Orange-Nassau and the United Provinces as a state.

William III of England, William III of Orange-Nassau, William II of Scotland, (–) stadtholder of the Dutch Republic. Get this from a library. William the Silent, prince of Orange and the revolt of the Netherlands. [Ruth Putnam]. William the Silent, prince of Orange and the revolt of the Netherlands.

New York and London, G.P. Putnam's sons, (OCoLC) Named Person: William, Prince of Orange; William, Prince of Orange: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Ruth Putnam.

William the Silent, Prince of Orange, the Moderate Man of the Sixteenth Century: The Story of His Life as Told from His Own Letters, from Those of His Friends and Enemies and from Official Documents - Vol.

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2 By Ruth Putnam G. Putnams Sons, William the Silent: William of Nassau, Prince of Orange,VolumePart 1 Cicely Veronica Wedgwood Cape, - Biography & Autobiography - pages4/5(2). William I of Orange-Nassau (24 April – 10 July ) was an important leader of the Dutch rebellion against the Spanish in the Eighty Years' was the first leader of the Netherlands.

He held the title of Prince of Orange. William of Orange is better known as William the Silent (in Dutch: Willem de Zwijger).It is not known how he got this name.

William the Silent, Prince of Orange: The Moderate Man of the Sixteenth Century: the Story of His Life as Told from His Own Letters, from Those of His Friends and Enemies and from Official Documents, Volume 1 ATLA monograph preservation program.

William the Silent or William of Orange (William I, prince of Orange), –84, Dutch statesman, principal founder of Dutch independence. Early Life. A descendant of the Ottonian line of Nassau Nassau, former duchy, W central Germany, situated N and E of the Main and Rhine rivers.

William III was born in The Hague in the Dutch Republic on 4 November Baptised William Henry (Dutch: Willem Hendrik), he was the only child of Mary, Princess Royal and stadtholder William II, Prince of mother was the eldest daughter of King Charles I of England, Scotland and Ireland and sister of King Charles II and King James II and : William II, Prince of Orange.

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Contributor: Putnam, Ruth Date:. This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation.Whether you are old or young you will enjoy this biography on the life of William of Orange. Read it and give it as a birthday present to your children or grandchildren.

A fascinating true story about one of the greatest princes who ever lived and already by his contemporaries justly compared to King David.William the Silent Short Information Sheet: William I, Prince of Orange (Born: Ap Died: J ).

Also known as William the Silent was born in the House of Nassau as a count of Nassau-Dillenburg. He became Prince of Orange in and is thereby the founder of the branch House of Orange-Nassau.