The Pocket Guide to World History

William II. Rufus. 1056-1100. King of England 1087-. Brutal. Subjugated Scotland, Wales. [Read more ...]

William III. 1650-1702. Prince of Orange 1672-. King of England with Mary II 1689-. Ended War of Grand Alliance 1697. Defeated James II at Battle of Boyne, reconquered Ireland 1690. Declared freedom of worship. [Read more ...]

William IV. 1765-1837. King of Great Britain and Ireland, 1830-. “Sailor King”. Reform Bill 1832. [Read more ...]

William, Willis. 1883-1963. US poet. Pictures from Brueghel. In the American Grain. [Read more ...]

Williams, George. 1821-1905. English founder of YMCA. [Read more ...]

Williams, Ralph Vaughan. Vaughan Williams. [Read more ...]

Williams, Roger. c1603-83. English Calvinist founder of Rhode Island, Providence 1636. Introduced separation of church, state. [Read more ...]

Williams, Tennesee. 1911-83. US playwright. Streetcar Named Desire 1947. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof 1954. [Read more ...]

Willkie, Wendell. 1892-1944. New Deal critic. US Presidential candidate 1940. One World 1943. [Read more ...]

Wilson, Charles. 1869-1959. Scottish physicist. Cloud Chamber 1911. [Read more ...]

Wilson, Edmund. 1895-1972. US essayist, critic. Triple Thinkers 1938. Wound and the Bow 1941. [Read more ...]

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