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Get this from a library! The expedition of His Highness, the Prince of Orange, for England: giving an account of the most remarkable passages thereof, from the day of his setting sail from Holland, to the first day of this instant December, in a letter to a person of quality.. [Gilbert Burnet; N. N.]. Declaration of the Prince of Orange, Octo A printed version of the text can be found on pages to and pages to of A Kingdom without a King: The Journal of the Provisional Government in the Revolution of , edited by Robert Beddard (Oxford: Phaidon Press, ). William of Orange is invited to invade England In June a group of Protestant nobles (The Immortal Seven) went to Holland and invited William of Orange to invade England with his army. At first, William hesitated, perhaps worried that the French would move against him, but later he agreed and in November he landed with his army in Brixham. The King's second wife, Mary of Modena, gave him an heir, and the heir appeared likely to live (A.D. ). William of Orange, who had long flattered himself that he should one day wear the crown of England, saw that no time should be lost if he intended to secure the prize, and commenced his preparations with all the ability and with all the.
Tides of change: William of Orange launched a colossal armada to seize the throne from Catholic King James II The year was , a crucial one in our island history. Administration of Affairs (England) as William Henry, Prince of Orange [28 Dec /7 Jan - 13/23 Feb ] Dei gratia Anglie Francie et Hibernie Rex et Regina, Fidei Defensores, etc. = By the grace of God, King and Queen of England, France and Ireland, Defenders of the Faith, etc. as William III and Mary II [13/23 Feb - 11/21 May ]. The Glorious Revolution of November (Irish: An Réabhlóid Ghlórmhar; Scottish Gaelic: Rèabhlaid Ghlòrmhor; Welsh: Chwyldro Gogoneddus), or Revolution of , covers events leading to the deposition of James II and VII, king of England, Scotland and Ireland, and his replacement by his daughter Mary II, and her Dutch husband, William III of : – William III was born on 4th November A Dutchman by birth, part of the House of Orange, he would later reign as King of England, Scotland and Ireland until his death in William’s reign came at a precarious time in Europe when religious divide dominated international relations. William.
He commanded the fleet which conveyed the Prince of Orange to England and received the title "Earl of Torrington" from the Prince of Orange in A printed version of the text can be found on pages through of English Historical Documents, , edited by Andrew Browning (London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, ). Manuscript on paper, in a single hand, containing copies of records of the assembly which met in December to supervise the calling of the Convention Parliament to grant William and Mary the throne. Records include William of Orange's "Declaration" and . William saw his role as supporting the Reformed Faith, and in the States General of the United Provinces issued an order to set aside a day for prayer, which described William’s expedition to England as supporting the Reformed Faith and maintaining the peace within the whole of Christendom. 30 June – a conspiracy of notables, the "Immortal Seven", invite William of Orange and Mary to depose James II. by July – first definitely known performance of the Henry Purcell opera Dido and Aeneas, at Josias Priest's girls' school in Chelsea, London. 24 August – James II orders the issue of a writ of election, withdrawn in September.