Battle of the Boyne


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Battle of the Boyne

sealed Ireland’s fate as England’s vassal state (1690). [Br. Hist.: Harbottle Battles, 39]
See: Defeat
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Whoever planned the attack hoped to destroy the Battle of the Boyne memorial and make a statement before the twelfth of July.
Presenter Snow wants to make a programme on the Battle of the Boyne.
Although a Protestant living in `a very strong traditional Unionist place', she refused to watch the annual Protestant parades on July 12 to celebrate William III's victory at the Battle of the Boyne.
A specially-made scroll was presented to the 74-year-old President in a box carved by a local craftsman out of wood from a tree felled on the site of the Battle of the Boyne.
1674- The Fusiliers were raised as an Irish regiment and went on to fight in the Battle of the Boyne in 1690.
Rangers' cheating goes so far back The Battle of the Boyne has been awarded to King James.
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The marching season comes to a climax later Tuesday and marks the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 when king William III, a Protestant, defeated the Catholic king James II, whom William had unseated two years earlier.
While the vast majority of Orange parades on the Twelfth - a traditional Protestant holiday marking the Battle of the Boyne in 1690 - pass without incident, the failure to resolve the competing demands of Orangemen and nationalist residents over the few remaining contentious marches invariably brings disorder to streets each July.
The attack came just hours after gardai foiled a Real IRA plot to blow up the Battle of the Boyne site after a dramatic shoot out.
With a diverse range of golf and horse-racing courses in a Drogheda area steeped in history, with its famous Boyne Valley, the scene of the famous Battle of the Boyne, there's plenty of things of interest to do and places where you can delve into the past.
1690 Britain's Protestant king, William of Orange, defeated the deposed Catholic King James II at the Battle of the Boyne in Ireland.