By Michael McNally
Osprey's exam of the conflict of the Willamite warfare in eire (1689-1691), which might come to a decision the destiny of the crown of britain. In April 1685, James II ascended the English throne. An overt Catholic, James proved unpopular together with his Protestant topics, and a bunch of nobles invited the Dutch prince William of Orange to take the throne within the wonderful Revolution of 1688; James II fled to France. James back in 1689, a French fleet touchdown him at Kinsale in eire. On 14 June 1690, William led a military to eire and got here face-to-face with the Jacobites alongside the banks of the Boyne close to Drogheda. This e-book describes the occasions that ended in the momentous conflict on July 1, 1690.
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