King William III: Prince of Orange, the First European

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In this biography, the author discusses William III's qualities as a statesmen, focusing on his many virtues but not ignoring his marked faults. William's greatness is identified as lying in his patience and skill in forging a grand alliance of nations against Louis XIV's ambition to dominate Europe. In this connection, Bevan argues, he was before his time in his belief in the balance of power. father-in-law, James II, and his bravery in battle, despite the fact that he was never a great soldier. It also explores his ...

King William III: Prince of Orange, the First European 2004, Rubicon Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780948695537

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King William III: Prince of Orange, the First European 1997, Rubicon Press, London, England

ISBN-13: 9780948695544

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