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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She then supplemented this with visits to the site of the Battle of Boyne, the towns of Williamstadt and Belnheim, and a retracing of the 250 mile Long March across the Low Countries, although this time on the Autobahn.
THE Battle of Boyne saw Protestant King William of Orange defeat the Catholic King James on July 12, 1690.
For July 12, the booklet reads: ``Anti-Catholics celebrate the victory of William of Orange at the Battle of Boyne.''