Possessing a real force the Dutch bourgeoisie, frightened by the political activity of the people, for a long time put up with almost absolute monarchical power of William. Bourgeois statesmen Fagel and Heynsius, DeWitt successors in office grand pensionary of Holland, were obedient executors of his will. But after the election of William King of England and the establishment of the Anglo-Dutch union (1689) Dutch bourgeoisie began to show dissatisfaction with his rule, the more that William actually played the role of protector of the main rivals of the Dutch bourgeoisie - English bourgeoisie. This led to the fact that after the death of William (1702) Dutch bourgeoisie organized acted to protect their interests and refused to elect a new Stadtholder. Thus, the power again concentrated in the hands of the leading social force of the Dutch society of the XVII century.