William II, Prince of Orange

William II (27 May 1626 ā€“ 6 November 1650) was sovereign Prince of Orange and stadtholder of the United Provinces of the Netherlands from 14 March 1647 until his death three years later. His only child, also named William, would go on to reign as William III of England and Ireland, as well as William II in Scotland.

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Further reading


  • Austin Dobson footnote.
  • Wikipedia for background