Leisler's Rebellion

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Jacob Leisler (1640—1691) merchant and rebel leader in America

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The seizure of British colonial government in New York by Capt. Jacob Leisler in May 1689. Following the abdication of James II in England, Leisler led a revolt against Lieut. ...

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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