William King


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King, William,

1650–1729, Irish clergyman and author. He was made archbishop of Dublin in 1702. An ardent believer in the rights of the Church of Ireland, he published in 1691 his State of the Protestants in Ireland under the late King James's Government. His chief work is De origine mali (1702, tr. 1730).

King, William,

1663–1712, English poet. He supported the Tory and High Church party. He is noted for his humorous and satirical writings, which include Dialogues of the Dead (attacks against Richard Bentley, pub. 1699) and Miscellanies in Prose and Verse (1709).

King, William

(1768–1852) shipowner, governor; born in Scarboro, Maine (then part of Massachusetts). He moved to Bath, Maine (1800), and became an important shipowner and a leading citizen. He was a major-general of militia in the War of 1812. Following Maine's admission to the Union, he became the first governor of Maine (1820–21). He was a commissioner for the Adams-Onis Treaty with Spain (1821–24) and lost a race for the governor's seat in 1835. Maine placed his statue in the U.S. Capitol.
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The library will host award-winning storyteller Oba William King, who will share stories and folk tales from Malawi, including an example of the traditional style of "call and response," which is specific to the region where William Kamkwamba is from.
The skull has come to Newcastle partly because it was Sunderlandborn William King who, in 1863 at the British Association for the Advancement of Science event in Newcastle, first used the term Neanderthal to describe a separate species from modern humans.
The skull has come to Newcastle partly because it was Sunderland-born William King, who in 1863 at a major science event in Newcastle first used the term Neanderthal to describe a separate species from modern humans.
William King, founder and CEO of Zephyr Health, said, "Today's announcement with industry leader Veeva Systems is another solid step in Zephyr Health's journey to transform the way life science companies do business.
William King could have been an actor and played the part of a king in a play.
In the Arthur Ellis Award-winning Dead Man's Switch, readers met William King who lives on a prison island ort the coast or Washington populated by the country's most dangerous criminals and the families of the guards.
When William King receives a warning email from Blake, he's terrified--Blake drowned weeks ago
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Instead, Lionel realised music was his vocation and formed The Commodores with fellow students Milan Williams, Ronald LaPread, William King Jr, Thomas McClary and Walter Orange.
LCDR William King, Contracting Officer, Combined Special Operations Task Force 10 Afghanistan, in support of Operation Enduring Freedom, from May 2013 to September 2013.
David is the story of David King, a freed slave raised and educated by the Canadian abolitionist Reverend William King.
CAPTAIN Chris delighted trainer Philip Hobbs in his latest workout ahead of the William King George VI Chase at Kempton on Boxing Day.