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  • n. King of England and Ireland; son of George III who ascended the throne after a long naval career (1765-1837)


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  • After Frederick William IV ascended the throne in 1840 Radowitz was frequently called to Berlin to give advice and was also sent on missions to other countries.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • Just look out for musical boxes, William IV jewellery and anything that even smells of Nabeshima porcelain. '

    The Vatican Rip

  • Discretion and a sense of justice on the part of the government of Frederick William IV made it possible for the cardinal to regulate and ameliorate the conditions of the archdiocese in harmony with the policy of the State.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • At this time Duke William IV of Bavaria requested Paul III to send him some professors from the Society of Jesus for the University of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 11: New Mexico-Philip

  • Although Duke William IV (1508-50) and his chancellor, Leonhard von

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • V. Frederick William IV (1840-61) in his youth had enthusiastically taken part in the War of Liberation, and afterwards in all the efforts for the reorganization of the State.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

  • The Viennese and Hungarian crowds were cannonaded from their strongholds, and in Germany a constitutional assembly that had been bravely debating the question of republicanism broke down into factional bickering and then ignominiously offered the country to Frederick William IV of Prussia.

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • Brougham's conversation with William IV on the dissolution was another delusion, and so on in perverse, wicked, contradictory human nature.

    Lady John Russell

  • This tendency of thought acquired greater importance when, in 1840, Frederick William IV succeeded to the throne; he was also a man of deep religious feeling, and under his reign the extreme Lutheran party became influential at Court.

    Bismarck and the Foundation of the German Empire


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