But for the most part, said frederick henry, “Michael is hot again.”
In these circumstances, frederick henry saw the necessity of securing French aid.
frederick henry, like Maurice himself, had never shown any inclination for wedlock and there was no heir to the family.
frederick henry was as a general scarcely inferior to Maurice, and a far more able statesman.
On the authority of frederick henry's memoirs the terms first offered to him in camp were favourable and might have been accepted.
Feeling his end drawing near, Maurice's chief wish was to see frederick henry married before his death.
De Geer soon discovered that frederick henry, being intent on peace negotiations, was averse to the proposal.
frederick henry, the young Prince of Orange, had begun his brilliant career.
frederick henry proved himself scarcely inferior to his brother as a general, and a far more capable statesman and politician.
The first great military success of frederick henry was in 1629.