King William IV

Standard Name: William IV, King
Used Form: William IV of Britain
Used Form: Prince William Henry

Connections

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Dedications Agnes Strickland
It includes a dedication to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, William IV .
Peterman, Michael. Patriotic Songs by Agnes Strickland and Susanna Strickland. No. 4, National Library of Canada.
Though it was almost certain that the collaboration had taken place, it was widely believed until 2002 that no copies of the...
Dedications Anna Maria Bennett
This was again anonymous; some thought it by Frances Burney . AMB dedicated it to another of George III 's children, Prince William Henry (a naval officer who would be in a position to offer...
Dedications Susanna Moodie
It is dedicated to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, William IV .
Peterman, Michael. Patriotic Songs by Agnes Strickland and Susanna Strickland. No. 4, National Library of Canada.
Until recently this work was thought not to have survived, but in 2002 the National Library of Canada acquired a copy.
Peterman, Michael. Patriotic Songs by Agnes Strickland and Susanna Strickland. No. 4, National Library of Canada.
Publisher J. Green
Family and Intimate relationships Mary Boyle
King William IV bestowed on MB 's father the Guelph and Hanoverian Order.
Boyle, Mary. Mary Boyle. Her Book. Boyle, Sir Courtenay EdmundEditor , E. P. Dutton; John Murray, 1902.
106
Occupation Queen Victoria
Princess Alexandrina Victoria received the news that she was Queen, on the death of William IV of Britain .
Longford, Elizabeth. Queen Victoria: Born to Succeed. Harper and Row, 1964.
56, 60
Munich, Adrienne. Queen Victoria’s Secrets. Columbia University Press, 1996.
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Textual Production Mary Julia Young
The schoolboy addressed here shares his birthday with George III's son the Duke of Clarence (who much later reigned as William IV), and seems likely from the poem to have shared his Christian name, William...
Textual Production Jean Plaidy
The first-named is George I 's rejected queen (accused of adultery and imprisoned for life before her husband came to the English throne, while her alleged lover was assassinated). The protagonist of the second novel...

Timeline

26 June 1830
King George IV died, leaving William IV to assume the throne.
1 August 1831
Old London Bridge was replaced by a new construction of the same name, allowing easier traffic and river flow.
17 November 1834
The Duke of Wellington was appointed First Lord of the Treasury and Secretary of State after the dismissal of the Whig Party by King William IV .
18 February 1835
Following a general election, Irish O'Connell ites, Whigs and Radicals formed an Opposition alliance at Lichfield House in London.
20 June 1837
William IV of Britain was succeeded as the King of Hanover by the Duke of Cumberland , who then suppressed the Hanoverian constitution.