The Battle of the Boyne (2/7)

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Taking place two years after the 1688 Glorious Revolution, the Battle of the Boyne was fought between Catholic supporters of the deposed James II and the Protestant army of William of Orange, the newly crowned (Dutch!) King of England. While it was of a much smaller scale than most of the battles on this list, with no less than 3000 casualties across both sides, its impact on the fate of the British Isles cannot be understated.

The battle itself holds much historical significance, with the victory of the Williamite forces securing Protestant supremacy across the British Isles, and the outcome of the revolution that had occurred just two years prior. The Revolution led to the establishment of a constitutional monarchy that empowered its Parliament and limited the powers of the King, while providing certain protections and liberties for English subjects that they had not enjoyed prior.

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