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Frederick Henry

noun
1.
1584–1647, prince of Orange and count of Nassau; son of William (I) the Silent
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  • frederick henry, the young Prince of Orange, had begun his brilliant career.

    Monk Julian Corbett
  • The obligations of frederick henry to Aerssens were even greater.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • And yet all the islands in frederick henry Bay had evidently been visited.

  • Fires were seen on the low land near Cape frederick henry, and at daylight we saw the natives with our glasses.

  • The bay of frederick henry may perhaps be found preferable, as it appears to be equally easy of access.

  • Feeling his end drawing near, Maurice's chief wish was to see frederick henry married before his death.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • frederick henry, like Maurice himself, had never shown any inclination for wedlock and there was no heir to the family.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • On the authority of frederick henry's memoirs the terms first offered to him in camp were favourable and might have been accepted.

    History of Holland George Edmundson
  • The offices and dignities held by Maurice were at once conferred on frederick henry.

    History of Holland George Edmundson

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