William Henry Clarence

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William Henry Clarence
Hereditary Chief of the Miskito
Reign 1865-1879
Coronation c. 23 May 1866
Predecessor George Augustus Frederic II
Successor George William Albert Hendy
Born 1856
Died 5 May 1879

William Henry Clarence (1856–1879) was King, or Hereditary Chief, of the Miskito. He was educated privately at Kingston, Jamaica. He succeeded on the death of his uncle George Augustus Frederic II, 27 November 1865 and was crowned, c. 23 May 1866. He reigned under a Council of Regency until he came of age and assumed full ruling powers in 1874. He was poisoned on 5 May 1879.