Science: Fifth Director

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King William IV (1765-1837) was a genial, well-meaning but rather muddle-some man whose niece, Victoria, succeeded him on the throne of England. Third son of George III, he had no great expectation during his youth of becoming England's monarch. As the Duke of Clarence, he bestowed his ardors on a Mrs. Jordan, an actress, to whom he was faithful for many years and who bore him twelve children. At Teddington, not far from London, he used for his extraordinary menage a charming and spacious 18th Century brick palace. When the death...

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