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... With the coming of the French Revolution William V joined the First Coalition against Republican France in 1793 ... returned from Paris to fight in the Netherlands, and in 1795 William V fled to the safety of England ... In 1813, his son, King William I returned to the Netherlands and became the first Dutch monarch from the House of Orange ...
... William Douglas of Glenbervie (c. 1473–1513), killed at the Battle of Flodden William Douglas, Lord of Liddesdale (c. 1300–1353), Scottish nobleman and soldier Sir William Douglas of Nithsdale (c ...
1542–1567) first visited Loch Leven in 1565 as a guest of Sir William Douglas of Lochleven (d ... She was taken to Loch Leven and given into the custody of Sir William Douglas of Lochleven, spending most of her captivity living in the early 16th-century ... Aside from Sir William, the household included his mother Lady Margaret Douglas, mother of Mary's half brother the Earl of Moray, and his brother George Douglas, as well as Willie Douglas, a young ...
... Douglas Baronets William Douglas (disambiguation). ...
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