William

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widely cultivated in tropical and subtropical regions for its fragrant flowers and colorful fruits; introduced in Jamaica by William Bligh akee , akee tree , Blighia sapida
wife of William Shakespeare (1556-1623) Anne Hathaway , Hathaway
English composer of operettas who collaborated with the librettist William Gilbert (1842-1900) Arthur Seymour Sullivan , Arthur Sullivan , Sir Arthur Sullivan , Sullivan
idolization of William Shakespeare bardolatry
battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated the deposed James II and so ended the Catholicism that had been reintroduced in England by the Stuarts battle of Boyne , Boyne
decisive battle in which William the Conqueror (duke of Normandy) defeated the Saxons under Harold II (1066) and thus left England open for the Norman Conquest battle of Hastings , Hastings
United States poet; brother of William Rose Benet (1898-1943) Benet , Stephen Vincent Benet
revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689) Bloodless Revolution , English Revolution , Glorious Revolution
ship of the British navy; in 1789 part of the crew mutinied against their commander William Bligh and set him afloat in an open boat Bounty , H.M.S. Bounty
spectacular show organized in 1883 by William F. Cody that featured horseback riding and marksmanship on a large scale; toured the United States and Europe Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show , Wild West Show
much-branched pink with flowers in clusters; closely related to sweet William button pink , Dianthus latifolius
record of a British census and land survey in 1085-1086 ordered by William the Conqueror Domesday Book , Doomsday Book
son of Frederick William who in 1701 became the first king of Prussia (1657-1713) Frederick I
hero of William Shakespeare's tragedy who hoped to avenge the murder of his father Hamlet
King of England who succeeded Edward the Confessor in 1066 and was the last of the Anglo-Saxon monarchs; he was killed fighting the invasion by William the Conqueror (1045-1066) Harold II , King Harold II
King of England from 1100 to 1135; youngest son of William the Conqueror; conquered Normandy in 1106 (1068-1135) Henry Beauclerc , Henry I
(chemistry) law formulated by the English chemist William Henry; the amount of a gas that will be absorbed by water increases as the gas pressure increases Henry's law
English astronomer (son of William Herschel) who extended the catalogue of stars to the southern hemisphere and did pioneering work in photography (1792-1871) Herschel , John Herschel , Sir John Frederick William Herschel , Sir John Herschel
villain in William Shakespeare's tragedy who tricked Othello into murdering his wife Iago
Tennessee highschool teacher who violated a state law by teaching evolution; in a highly publicized trial in 1925 he was prosecuted by William Jennings Bryan and defended by Clarence Darrow (1900-1970) John Scopes , John Thomas Scopes , Scopes
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