Statues - Hither & Thither

Great Britain
Brixham
Torbay

South West England

The Strand

King William III

Den Haag 1650 - Hampton Court 1702
Stadhouder and king of England
(Wikipedia)
W. & T. Wills
1889

Brixham /  King William III   Brixham /  King William III

Description

Marble statue.

Inscription(s)

WILLIAM
PRINCE of ORANGE,
afterwards
WILLIAM III
King of Great Britain & Ireland
landed near this spot
5th NOVEMBER 1688
and issued his famous declaration
"the liberty of england
and
the protestant religion
I WILL MAINTAIN."
Right side:

erected by public subscription
and
dedicated to the town of brixham
foundation stone laid 5th novbr 1888,
by HIS EXCELLENCY
COUNT DE BYLANDT.
unveiled 5th november, 1889, by
C.A. BENTINCK, ESQ.J.P.
The Right Hon Lord Churston
chairman of the committee.
Charles Atkins, secretary

Left side:

engelands vrijheid
door oranje hersteld

Sculptor

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Location (N 50°23'45" - W 3°30'45")

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Item Code: gbsw003; Photograph: 25 July 2004  / updated: 14 September 2009
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