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|Named Person:||William, Prince of Orange|
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|Description:||175 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.|
|Contents:||How the Prince of Orange came to have a price on his head --
Murder most foul --
A miraculous escape --
The wheel-lock pistol: killing conveniently --
English aftermath 1: 'she is a chief mark they shoot at' --
English aftermath 2: pistols and politics.
|Series Title:||Making history (HarperCollins (Firm))|
An account of the 1584 shooting of the Protestant Prince William of Orange by a French Catholic, assessing the struggle of the Netherlands to overthrow Catholic rule, and its implications for other heads-of-state fearful of assassination.