Redefining William III: The Impact of the King-Stadholder in International Context

Redefining William III: The Impact of the King-Stadholder in International Context

by David Onnekink, Esther Mijers

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781409479734
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 06/28/2013
Series: Politics and Culture in Europe, 1650-1750
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
File size: 5 MB

About the Author

Esther Mijers is lecturer at the University of Reading, UK, and David Onnekink is from the Research Institute for History and Culture at Universiteit Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction, Esther Mijers and David Onnekink. Part 1 The King-Stadholder: William III as Stadholder: prince or minister?, Simon Groenveld; William III and the 3 kingdoms, William A. Speck; Ireland’s role in the foreign policy of William III, Wout Troost; The dual monarchy in practice: Anglo-Dutch alliance and war in the Spanish Netherlands,1689–97, John Stapleton Jr; The partition treates, 1698–1700: a European view, John C. Rule. Part 2 Justification: William III and the Reformed Church of the Netherlands, Frits Broeyer; Protestantism, universal monarchy and Christendom in William’s war propaganda, 1689–97, Tony Claydon; In defence of King Billy: Eric Walten and the justification of the Glorious Revolution, Martin van Gelderen. Part 3 Opposition: Cromwell redivivus? William III as military dictator: myth and reality, Charles-Edouard Levillain; Williamite tyranny and the Whig Jacobites, Mark Goldie and Clare Jackson; William of Orange – ‘disaster for Scotland’?, Alan I. Macinnes. Part 4 Representation: William III’s Stadholderly court in the Dutch republic, Olaf Mörke; William’s court as king, Andrew Barclay; William in contemporary portraits and prints, Hugh Dunthorne; Index.


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