Some articles on lowther, william, sir:
... His great-grandson, John Lowther, was created a baronet, of Lowther in the County of Westmorland, in the Baronetage of Nova Scotia in circa 1638 ... succeeded by his grandson, the second Baronet (the son of John Lowther, eldest son of the first Baronet) ... influential politician and held several ministerial posts during the reign of William III ...
... This article summarises the relationships between various members of the family of Lowther ... Lowther Sir John Lowther, of Lowther (d. 1637) Sir John Lowther, 1st Baronet (1605-1675) John Lowther (of Hackthorpe) John Lowther, 1st Viscount Lonsdale Richard Lowther, 2nd Viscount Lonsdale Henry ...
... William V assumed the position of stadtholder (chief executive) and Captain-General of the Dutch States Army in 1766 ... On 4 October 1767 in Berlin, Prince William married Princess Wilhelmina of Prussia, the daughter of Augustus William of Prussia, niece of Frederick the ... William V, leading the pro-British faction within the government, blocked attempts by pro-independence, and later pro-French, elements to drag the government to war ...
Famous quotes containing the words sir william and/or sir:
“That most ingenious paradox!
Weve quips and quibbles heard in flocks,
But none to beat that paradox!”
—Sir William Schwenck Gilbert (18361911)
“Our noble King, King Henery the eighth,
Ouer the riuer of Thames past hee.”
—Unknown. Sir Andrew Barton. . .
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