Death of William IV of Holland (50 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors
  • The Literary Encyclopedia. Volume 1.5.1: Dutch and Flemish Writing and Culture, 800-present.

Context

On death of William IV of Holland, his widow Anne, sister of George II, acts as Regent for the infant heir William, who is only three years old. She proves to be only the first of many regents, since she herself dies in 1759 when her son is still only ten.

Citation:
Editors. "Death of William IV of Holland". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=17592, accessed 05 December 2016.]