Frederick Henry


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Frederick Henry,

1584–1647, prince of Orange; son of William the SilentWilliam the Silent
or William of Orange
(William I, prince of Orange), 1533–84, Dutch statesman, principal founder of Dutch independence. Early Life
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 by Louise de Coligny. He became stadtholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands upon the death (1625) of his brother Maurice of NassauMaurice of Nassau
, 1567–1625, prince of Orange (1618–25); son of William the Silent by Anne of Saxony. He became stadtholder of Holland and Zeeland after the assassination (1584) of his father.
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. As a minor prince heading a federation of oligarchic republics, Frederick allied himself with other minor members and the puritans in order to maintain control during the Netherlands' struggle for independence from Spain. An able diplomat, he gained a subsidy from France to continue fighting, and allied with the British King Charles I by marrying his son, William, to Charles's daughter, Mary. In 1635 he concluded an alliance with France and Sweden against the Hapsburgs in the Thirty Years WarThirty Years War,
1618–48, general European war fought mainly in Germany. General Character of the War

There were many territorial, dynastic, and religious issues that figured in the outbreak and conduct of the war.
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. By the capture of the frontier forts of Hertogenbosch (1629), Maastricht (1632), and Breda (1637), he became famous as a master of siegecraft. In 1631 the United Provinces showed their trust in his leadership by declaring the stadtholderate hereditary in his family. One year after his death the independence of the Netherlands was recognized in the Peace of Westphalia. His son, William II, succeeded him as stadtholder.
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1933: Frederick Henry Royce, co-founder of Rolls-Royce car company, died.
1933: Frederick Henry Royce, co-founder of the Rolls-Royce car company, died.
The August 1, 1857, homicide was perpetrated by Frederick Henry Cooper, the then deputy commissioner of Amritsar, and colonel James George Smith Neill, who was noted for his ruthlessness and indiscriminate killing of Indian rebels and civilians.
Throughout his career, British photographer Frederick Henry Evans (1853-1943) aimed to record forms that exemplified his lifelong appreciation and study of the beautiful.
This included the Beau Sancy, which was acquired by Prince Frederick Henry of Orange-Nassau for 80,000 florins, the largest expenditure in the state budget of 1641.
1933: Frederick Henry Royce, co-founder of Rolls Royce car company, died * 1943: The printing of British pounds 1,000 notes was discontinued.
1933: Death of Frederick Henry Royce, co-founder of Rolls Royce car company.
1933: Frederick Henry Royce, cofounder of the Rolls-Royce car company, died.
At the same time Frederick Henry Hedge created the transcendental movement, while years later Pulitzer Prize winner Amy Lowell--with her imagist verses--replaced sentimentality with concise poetry.
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He has been serving the parish since 2008, when he was assigned to go to the small town by Frederick Henry, Calgary's Catholic bishop.
He recalls portraits of the princes of Orange, and, in fact, his doppelganger appears decades later in another painting by De Bray in the Oranjezaal at Huis ten Bosch, which commemorated the life and victories of the Prince of Orange and stadholder, Frederick Henry.