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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 Cameroon defender - whose side host Everton in the Premier League tonight - has found himself behind Ledley King, William Gallas, Michael Dawson and Younes Kabul, making only five appearances this seaon, just one as a start.
The Spurs chief has identified 27-year-old Samba as perfect to beef up his backline, with skipper Ledley King, William Gallas and Michael Dawson all fighting for fitness.
Here, people of faith not only have a right, but perhaps even an obligation, to take a stand and offer counsel--as Martin Luther King, William Sloane Coffin, Billy Graham, various popes and other religious figures have done to our society's benefit.
French and Jakata are part of the British squad for next month's World Equestrian Games in Kentucky, where she will be joined by Mary King, William Fox-Pitt, Tina Cook, Pippa Funnell and Nicola Wilson.
EVEN though he is a prince and one day will be king, William is still a 15-year-old boy.
KNITTERS from: Starkey, G King, Williams, Harbottle, Marston, Allcock, Horseman, Titterton, Symonds, McGlinchey, Drewitt, D King, Sadler, Preston, Doughty.