William King


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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,

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

(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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Nazi John William King, 44, was given a lethal injection for his role in the horrific racist murder of James Byrd Jr, 49.
In this file photo taken on February 24, 1999 John William King (C) is escorted into the Jasper County Courthouse for the penalty phase of his capital murder trial in Jasper, Texas.
John William King, 44, a white supremacist, who was sentenced to death in 1999 for the modern-day lynching of an African-American man, James Byrd Jr., in Texas, is set to be executed Wednesday.
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At the CSMO, the Philippines earned two bronze medals courtesy of Grade 9 student Vincent Dela Cruz of Valenzuela City School of Math and Science and Grade 10 student William King of Bethany Christian School in Cebu.
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.
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 the British Association for the Advancement of Science event in Newcastle, first used the term Neanderthal to describe a separate species from modern humans.
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.