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William the Silent

C. V. Wedgwood

William the Silent

William of Nassau, prince of Orange, 1533-1584.

by C. V. Wedgwood

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Published by Cape .
Written in English

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

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination256p.
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13727920M

    Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Squire, John Collings, Sir, William the Silent. London, Methuen & co., ltd. []. 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 is the Protestant Hero of the Dutch Revolt against the Spanish crown, and one of the most revered figures in Protestantism. Born in Germany, he inherited properties in the Netherlands, and was an important leader during the governorship of Margaret of Parma. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harrison, Frederic, William the Silent. London: Macmillan, (OCoLC) Named Person.

    Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Wedgwood, C. V. (Cicely Veronica), William the Silent. London, Cape, 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. 1 By Ruth Putnam G. P. Putnams Sons,


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William the Silent by C. V. Wedgwood Download PDF EPUB FB2

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 Nassau/5(6). C.V. Wedgwood's "William the Silent" is an outstanding book that manages to make Dutch struggle for Independence from the Spanish Habsburgs comprehensible to the Anglo-Saxon reader which is /5.

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Wedgwood (Author)4/5(1). William The Silent Paperback – Ap by Frederic Harrison (Author)5/5(1). William the Silent, Prince of Orange, a Biographical Study Paperback – Septem by John Wesley Thomas (Author)Author: John Wesley Thomas.

William the Silent--quiet guy or political genius--you decide 2.) pistols. the aristocratic phallic replacement since 3.) the narrative of pistol assassination remains the same as it /5. William The Silent: Father of the Netherlands. Introduction.

William of Orange is to the citizens of the Netherlands what George Washington is to Americans. If anyone at all can claim to be the father of that country, it is William.

And yet he is more than father; he is. Silence (沈黙, Chinmoku) is a novel of theological fiction by Japanese author Shūsaku Endō, published in English by Peter Owen is the story of a Jesuit missionary sent to 17th century Japan, who endures persecution in the time of Kakure Kirishitan ("Hidden Christians") that followed the defeat of the Shimabara recipient of the Tanizaki Prize, it has Author: Shūsaku Endō.

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. The story of William's life is very exciting, but this book focuses as much on celebrating his goodness as on his contributions.

Only a man as great as William the Silent could live up to such praise/5. 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. 2 By Ruth Putnam G.

Putnams Sons,   William the Silent: William of Nassau, Prince of Orange, View larger image. By: C. Wedgwood. Read Now. Select your format based upon: 1) how you want to read your book, and 2) compatibility with your reading tool.

To learn more about using Bookshare with Pages:   Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : C V ioned: ble. "William the Silent, William of Nausau, Prince of Orange, ". Book by C. Wedgwood, p. 78, 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. The sculpture depicts William the Silent standing: " with his proper right hand raised to his chest, pointing with his index finger.

He holds an open scroll with his proper left hand. A small dog sits at his feet on his proper right. William the Silent wears the clothes of a civilian magistrate of the 16th : Toon Dupuis (–) after Lodewyk. The Silent Ones by William Brodrick This is the 6th book in the Father Anselm Mysteries series and perhaps the best; certainly it is quite different to the five books that precede it.

The plot revolves around the idea that vulnerable people are exploited and that their willingness to show compassion, to show forgiveness to their nemesis /5.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Baker, Nina Brown, William the Silent. New York, Vanguard Press [] (OCoLC) Named Person.

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. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harrison, Frederic, William the Silent.

New York, The Perkins book company, [] (OCoLC)William the Silent | This is a reproduction of a book published before This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process.Additional Physical Format: Online version: Harrison, Frederic, William the Silent.

London, Macmillan and Co., limited; New York, The Macmillan Company,