Battle of the Boyne


Battle of the Boyne
Battle of the Boyne
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  • Battle of the Boyne — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Boyne partof=the Williamite War in Ireland caption=Painting of the battle by Jan Wyck c. 1693 date=OldStyleDateNY|12 July|1 July 1690 place=Near Drogheda, Ireland result=Decisive Williamite victory …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Boyne — Schlacht am Boyne Teil von: Jakobitenaufstände The Battle of the Boyne von Jan Wyck, ca. 1693 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Boyne — a victory in Ireland in 1690 for the English king William III over the Jacobite armies of the former King James II. About 35 000 Protestants under William defeated about 25 000 Irish and French Catholics near the Boyne river. The event is… …   Universalium

  • (the) Battle of the Boyne — the Battle of the Boyne [the Battle of the Boyne] a victory in Ireland in 1690 for the English king ↑William III over the ↑Jacobite armies of the former King ↑James II. About 35 000 Protestants under William defeated about 25 000 Irish and French …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Boyne Water — is an Ulster Protestant folksong by an anonymous lyricist. The lyrics of the song commemorate King William III of Orange s victory over James II at the Battle of the Boyne. Unionists point to this battle as decisive in achieving a constitutional… …   Wikipedia

  • Boyne, Battle of the — (July 1690) Victory in Ireland for William III of England, a Protestant, over the former king James II, a Roman Catholic. James was attempting, with the help of the French and the Irish, to regain his throne. In this battle, fought on the banks… …   Universalium

  • Battle of the Teutoburg Forest — Part of the Roman Germanic wars Cenotaph of Marcus Caelius, 1st …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of the Chinese Farm — Part of the Yom Kippur War/October War …   Wikipedia

  • Boyne, Battle of the — [boin] a battle fought near the Boyne River in Ireland in 1690, in which the Protestant army of William of Orange, the newly crowned William III, defeated the Catholic army (including troops from both France and Ireland) led by the recently… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Battle of the Denmark Strait — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of the Denmark Strait caption=Bismarck firing at HMS Prince of Wales, shortly after the sinking of HMS Hood on the 24 May 1941. partof=World War II date=May 24 1941 place=Denmark Strait result=German… …   Wikipedia


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