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Battle of the Boyne

Overview page. Subjects: Regional and National History — Literature.

(1 July 1690)

A major defeat for the Stuart cause which confirmed William III's control over Ireland. It took place near Drogheda, where the recently deposed James II and his Irish...

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Boyne, Battle of the

in The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable

January 2005; p ublished online January 2006 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 66 words.

a battle fought near the River Boyne in Ireland in 1690, in which the Protestant army of William of Orange...

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Boyne, battle of the (1690)

Richard Holmes.

in The Oxford Companion to Military History

January 2001; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 197 words.

Although the Boyne was not the biggest battle of the Irish campaign of William of Orange, the fact that

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Battle of the Boyne

Overview page. Subjects: Regional and National History — Literature.

(1 July 1690)

A major defeat for the Stuart cause which confirmed William III's control over Ireland. It took place near Drogheda, where the recently deposed James II and his Irish...

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Boyne, battle of the

John Cannon and Robert Crowcroft.

in A Dictionary of British History

P ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 122 words.

1690.

James II's attempt in the summer of 1689 to reassert his rule over all Ireland faltered on the resistance of ...

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Boyne, Battle of the

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 250 words.

A significant but not decisive battle in the Williamite War in Ireland that took place on 1 July 1690 (old

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Boyne, Battle of the

Robert Welch.

in The Concise Oxford Companion to Irish Literature

January 2000; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (British and Irish). 149 words.

(1 July 1690), the best-remembered battle of the Williamite War, involving a Jacobite army of about 25,000

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Boyne, battle of the (1690)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 119 words.

1690.

James II's attempt in the summer of 1689 to reassert his rule over all Ireland faltered on the

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Boyne, battle of the (1690)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 215 words.

1690.

James II's attempt in the summer of 1689 to reassert his rule over all Ireland faltered on the

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Boyne, battle of the (1690)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 216 words.

James II’s attempt in the summer of 1689 to reassert his rule over all Ireland faltered on the resistance

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Boyne, Battle of the (1690)

in World Encyclopedia

P ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: General Studies. 47 words.

Engagement near Drogheda, Ireland, which confirmed the Protestant succession to the English throne. The forces of the Protestant William III

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Review: 1690: The Battle of the Boyne

John Childs.

in The English Historical Review

June 2005; p ublished online June 2005 .

Journal Article. Subjects: British History; World History; European History; International History. 0 words.

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Boyne, Battle of the (1 July 1690)

Edited by Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2006; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 101 words.

(1 July 1690)

A major defeat for the Stuart cause which confirmed William III's control over Ireland.

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Boyne, Battle of the (1 July 1690)

Edited by Anne Kerr and Edmund Wright.

in A Dictionary of World History

January 2015; p ublished online July 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: World History. 106 words.

A major defeat for the Stuart cause which confirmed *William III’s control over Ireland. It took place near Drogheda, where the recently deposed ...

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Aughrim, battle of (1691)

John Cannon.

in A Dictionary of British History

January 2009; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 103 words.

1691.

The battle of the *Boyne in July 1690 did not end the conflict in Ireland. The Jacobites

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Aughrim, battle of (1691)

J. A. Cannon.

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 121 words.

1691.

The battle of the *Boyne in July 1690 did not end the conflict in Ireland. The Jacobites held

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Aughrim, battle of (1691)

in The Oxford Companion to British History

P ublished online January 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: British History. 122 words.

The battle of the *Boyne in July 1690 did not end the conflict in Ireland. The Jacobites held Limerick

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Séamas an Chaca

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 68 words.

A scornful nickname applied to James II after his dereliction at the Battle of the Boyne. According to the

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Aichlech mac Dubdrenn

James MacKillop.

in A Dictionary of Celtic Mythology

January 2004; p ublished online January 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Customs and Traditions. 56 words.

The killer of Fionn mac Cumhaill in battle at Áth Brea on the Boyne River, according to Aided Finn

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Exchange kings

Edited by Sean McMahon and Jo O'Donoghue.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Irish Phrase & Fable

January 2006; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 40 words.

A remark ascribed to Sir Teague O'Regan on being captured at the Battle of the Boyne after James II (

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Linn Féic

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

A pool in the River Boyne near Slane, Co. Meath, one of the two locations where Fionn mac Cumhaill encountered the salmon of wisdom. Known today as Fiac's or Féc's Pool, it was named for...

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