William of Orange, ancestor of today's Dutch royal family, waged war against Spain that concluded in unification of provinces of Netherlands and Holland. Look at his hands, you don't see such everyday! And he is widely known as the Silent. What's not to like about handsome, successful man in Outer World with rich Inner World, hmm? :)

Antonio Moro - Willem I van Nassau (Oranje), 1555

The Royal Collection: Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange (1584-1647), Gerrit van Honthorst, 1631

The Royal Collection: Frederick Henry, Prince of Orange Gerrit van Honthorst, 1631

Mary II of England, Scotland, and Ireland (1662-1694), daughter of James VII and II of Scotland and England, and great-great granddaughter of Mary, Queen of Scots.

Peter Lely, Queen Mary II, c. 1677 note the sleeve

William I, Prince of Orange also called Willem de Zwijger (William the Silent), leader of the Netherlands during the Dutch Revolt.

Willem van Oranje was the main leader of the Dutch revolt against the Spanish that set off the Eighty Years' War and resulted in the formal independence of the United Provinces in Having done this, he is a hero.

1647 Willem II, Prince of Orange and Maria Stuart by Gerrit van Honthorst (Rijksmuseum - Amsterdam, Holland)

Willem II, prince of Orange, and his wife Maria Stuart by Gerard van Honthorst, 1647

Prince of Orange Oriental Poppy Height: 24 to 36 inches Deer Resistant Bloom Time: Early Summer Size: #1 Plants Zones: 3 to 7 Height: 2-4'

Prince of Orange Oriental Poppy Height: 24 to 36 inches Deer Resistant Bloom Time: Early Summer Size: Plants Zones: 3 to 7 Height:

William II (1792–1849), King of Holland, When Prince of Orange, by John Singleton Copley, 1813, English Heritage, The Wellington Collection, Apsley House.

William II King of Holland, When Prince of Orange John Singleton Copley English Heritage, The Wellington Collection, Apsley House

Princess Frederica Louise Wilhelmina of Orange-Nassau (1770 – 1819) was a hereditary princess of Brunswick; married to Hereditary Prince Charles George August of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1766 – 1806).Frederica Louise Wilhelmina was the daughter of William V, Prince of Orange and Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange. She had no issue and acted as a nurse to her consort, who was mentally restricted as well as blind.

Princess Frederica Louise Wilhelmina of Orange-Nassau (1770 – 1819) was a hereditary princess of Brunswick; married to Hereditary Prince Charles George August of Brunswick-Wolfenbüttel (1766 – 1806).Frederica Louise Wilhelmina was the daughter of William V, Prince of Orange and Wilhelmina of Prussia, Princess of Orange. She had no issue and acted as a nurse to her consort, who was mentally restricted as well as blind.

Anne, The Princess Royal (1709 - 1759). Daughter of King George II and Queen Caroline. She married William IV, Prince of Orange and had three children.

Anne, The Princess Royal - by Bernard Accama, 1736 Princess consort of Orange Daughter of King George II and Queen Caroline. She married William IV, Prince of Orange and had three children.

Prince of Orange Oriental Poppy

Prince of Orange Oriental Poppy

William II, Prince of Orange and Princess Henrietta Mary Stuart, daughter of Charles I of England

Anthony van Dyck: William II, Prince of Orange and Princess Henrietta Mary Stuart, daughter of Charles I of England, 1641

Venidium  Prince of Orange (Afrikaanse Goudsbloem)

Venidium Prince of Orange (Afrikaanse Goudsbloem)

Sweet Pea "Spencer Prince of Orange"

Sweet pea prince of orange

Grave Marker- Transi (or cadaver) tomb of René de Chalon, 1547, in the church of Saint-Étienne, Bar-le-Duc, France.

Transi de René de Chalon

"Transi de René de Chalon," Ligier Richier, I know some may find this gruesome, and it is, but there's images of Jesus nailed to a cross & no one blinks an eye. Transi de René de Chalon is an "example of how transient earthly glory is.

prince of orange...great animal art at this site!

Renaissance Art - Prince of Orange - by Olivia Beaumont on Etsy Dog dressed up as an artist pinned by matt

Maurice of Nassau-Dillenburg, Prince of Orange, Stewart of the Netherlands, 1567-1625

Michel Jansz van Mierevelt - Maurice of Nassau, Prince of Orange, Palace of Versailles

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