Sailor King


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Noun1.Sailor King - King of England and Ireland; son of George III who ascended the throne after a long naval career (1765-1837)
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| 1765: William IV, known as the "sailor king" for his service in the Royal Navy, was born.
ON THIS DAY IN HISTORY www.expressandstar.com 1765: William IV, known as the "sailor king" for his service in the Royal Navy, was born.
1837: William IV (the Sailor King) died at Windsor, and his niece Alexandrine Victoria, aged 18, came to the throne.
It depicts the famous "Sailor King" William IV - Queen Victoria's uncle - when he was Duke of Clarence.
Spanning the end of the Regency, In "Dominion: The History of England from the Battle of Waterloo to Victoria's Diamond Jubilee", author and biographer Peter Ackroyd takes readers from the accession of the profligate George IV whose government was steered by Lord Liverpool, whose face was set against reform, to the 'Sailor King' William IV whose reign saw the modernization of the political system and the abolition of slavery.
Which British monarch was known as the Sailor King? 27.
The West Sussex town was plain Bognor until it was awarded the Latin suffix by sailor king George V after he recovered from illness there in 1929.
This looks competitive, but the one I'm keen to side with is Sailor King. Many races at Lingfield are won by the horse who can produce the best turn of foot in the closing stages, and Sailor King ran a very fast last two furlongs when winning there last month.