Battle of the Boyne 1690: The Irish Campaign for the English Crown

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Osprey's examination of the battle of the Willamite War in Ireland (1689-1691), which would decide the fate of the crown of England. In April 1685, James II ascended the English throne. An overt Catholic, James proved unpopular with his Protestant subjects, and a group of nobles invited the Dutch prince William of Orange to take the throne in the Glorious Revolution of 1688; James II fled to France. James returned in 1689, a French fleet landing him at Kinsale in Ireland. On 14 June 1690, William led an army to Ireland and ...

Battle of the Boyne 1690: The Irish Campaign for the English Crown 2005, Osprey Publishing (UK), New York

ISBN-13: 9781841768915

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