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The landing of the Prince of Orange at Brixham, 1688

Trans. Devon Assoc., Vol. 12 (1880), pp. 204-225.


T.W. Windeatt

Prepared by Michael Steer


William Prince of Orange (afterwards King William III of Great Britain & Ireland) landed in Brixham, with his mainly Dutch army, on 5 November 1688 during the Glorious Revolution, and issued his famous declaration "The Liberties of England and The Protestant Religion I Will Maintain". Many local people still have Dutch surnames, being direct descendants of soldiers in that army. A road leading from the harbour up a steep hill, to where the Dutch made their camp, is still called Overgang, meaning 'passage' in Dutch. Google with the Archive Organization has sponsored the digitisation of books from several libraries. The Internet Archive makes available, in its Community Texts Collection (originally known as Open Source Books), books that have been digitised by Google from a number of libraries. These are books on which copyright has expired, and are available free for educational and research use. This rare book was produced from a copy held by the Princeton University Library, and is available from the Internet Archive.
Babbage, Charles 215
Babbage, Miss Juliana 215
Baldwin, Richard 205
Bearne, Miss Joan 225
Bearne, Mr 225
Bedford, Earl of 205
Benting, Heer 220
Blewitt, Mr Octavian 209, 211-2, 222
Bowers, Mr 217
Burnet, Dr 222, 225
Carey, Mr 209
Churchward, Mary 214
Clements, Captain 215
Collins 219
Cornwallis, Lord 217
Courtenay, Sir William 221-2, 224
Coverdale 219
Davidson, Mr J B 204, 206
Denbigh, Earl of 221
Fagell, Colonel 213
Holdsworth, Governor 216
James II 217
Lyte, Rev H F 211-2
Macaulay 204-5, 217
Macclesfield, Earl of 220
Mackay, Major General 207
Maynard, Sir John 205
Monmouth, Duke of 216, 218, 220
Mordaunt, Viscount 220, 222
Nassau, Count 207, 213, 220
Northcote 212
Nottingham, Earl of 216-7
Oldmixon 224
Orange, William Henry, Prince of throughout
Pengelly, Mr 204-6, 209
Portland, Earl of 205
Reynell, Rev John 223-4
Roope, Mr Nicholas 216-7
Schomberg, Mareshcal 210, 220
Seale, Sir H P, Bt 216
Seymour, Sir Edward 216-8
Shrewsbury, Earl of 220
Sidney, Viscount 205
Solms, Count 207, 213, 220
Somerset, Duke of 218
Southcot, Mr John 217
Spenser 219
Tudor, Rev H 225
Varwell 212
Varwell, Mr Peter 212
Webber, Will 215
White, Mr 211, 223
Whittle, John 205-7, 209, 211, 213-4, 218, 221-5
William III 215
William IV 212
Wiltshire, Lord 220
Windeatt family 214
Windeatt, Samuel 214-5
Windeatt, Thomas 214-5
Zulustein, Heer 220