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King William III Quotes:

  • Capt. William Kidd: There's none would be so loyal, nor fight so desperate, as cutthroats under sentence of death... if they knew that at the end of the voyage a royal pardon would be in their pockets.

    King William III: I shall hold you responsible for their good conduct.

    Capt. William Kidd: Between their conduct and mine, your majesty, there will be little to choose.

  • Adam Mercy: May it please your Majesty, I accuse this man of piracy and murder!

    Capt. William Kidd: Was ever a gentleman so misfortunate?

    King William III: Lock him up in Newgate. He's to be held for the next session of the Court of Oyez and Terminer - there to be tried for his life.

    [the palace guards grab Captain Kidd]

    Capt. William Kidd: Hands off me, you scum! All I done was for the credit and for the honor and glory of England!

  • [last lines]

    King William III: Captain Kidd is dead, my Lord Blayne. His account is closed. Now in what manner can I atone for the injustice I worked upon your father? Off with you, First Sea Lord. What do you suggest?

    First Sea Lord: We've a fine frigate of 50 guns commissioned for American waters that we thought of naming the "Lady Anne."

    King William III: It should be a wedding gift to you from the crown for your loyalty and service to King and Country.

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