William And Mary: The Court Divided
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Like James I, King William III was fundamentally unhappy with the stuffy formality of England’s vast crumbling royal estate. But unlike James, who virtually abandoned Edinburgh, William maintained a second court, and a parallel suite of royal houses, in the Netherlands.
Mostly ignored by English historians, these houses are the key to understanding the style that we now know as William and Mary, and its impact on England.
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