Republic of Ireland: see AughrimAughrim
or Aghrim
, village, Co. Galway, W central Republic of Ireland. It was the scene of a battle (July 12, 1691) in which the forces of William III of Great Britain won a decisive victory over those of James II.
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1691 - Battle of Aughrim (Aghrim) England, William III beats James II
It is unclear what part Thomas Jones's family took, but his grandfather fought in the army of the Catholic James II in the Battle of the Boyne (1690), the Battle of Aghrim (1691), and the Siege of Limerick (1691).