PEOPLE IN HISTORY          WARS, BATTLES AND REVOLUTIONS          MAP ARCHIVE          FAMOUS SPEECHES

 
 

GOVERNMENTS IN HISTORY          HISTORIC DOCUMENTS          HISTORIC PLACES AND LOCATIONS          ALL-TIME RECORDS IN HISTORY

 
 

SOURCE TEXT          SOURCE DOCUMENTS          HISTORY DICTIONARY          TIMELINES          ARCHAEOLOGICAL RECORDS

 
   
 

HOME   -   WARS, BATTLES & REVOLUTIONS   -   JACOBITE WAR

 
 

 

Explorers, Scientists & Inventors

Musicians, Painters & Artists

Poets, Writers & Philosophers

Native Americans & The Wild West

First Ladies

Popes

Troublemakers

Historians

Archaeologists

Royal Families

Tribes & Peoples

 

Famous Speeches in History

 


Assassinations in History
Who got slain, almost slain, when, how, why, and by whom?

Go to the Assassination Archive
 


King John of England 1167-1216

 

Tsar Ivan IV the Terrible 1530 - 1584

 

Adolf Hitler 1889 - 1945


 

 

Online History Dictionary A - Z

Online History Dictionary A - Z

 

All-Time Records in History
What was the bloodiest battle, the battle with the least casualties, who was the greatest military leader?

Go to Records in History

 

Wars, Battles & Revolutions in History

 

 

   

Jacobite War 1689-1691

 

ABOUT THE NAME

In Latin, James is Jacobus. The Jacobites were supporting the restoration of the exiled king James II to the English throne.

In 1689, William III became king of England instead.

James thought that stunk, packed his knapsack, and crossed over to Ireland to start fighting his way back to the throne.

 

THE JACOBITE WAR AND THE FRENCH

James was also encouraged by French king Louis XIV, whose plan it was to keep William III busy fighting James II so that he, Louis XIV, could expand his territory on the continent undisturbed.

Let's keep in mind that William was also the ruler of the Netherlands. Louis himself was busy fighting the War of the Grand Alliance.

However, the Jacobites lost the Jacobite War and James escaped to France. James fled to France in 1690 but his followers hung in there a bit longer and kept fighting until 1691.

 

THE BATTLES OF THE JACOBITE WAR

Battle of the Boyne - July 11, 1690 (July 1 Old Style)

Battle of Aughrim - July 22, 1691 (July 12 Old Style)


And here are the maps

Campaign in the North-East of Ireland and Battle of the Boyne, 1690
Ireland 1689 - 1691 Jacobite War
Click map to enlarge


Western Ireland 1691
Ireland Western 1691
Click map to enlarge


Battle of the Boyne - July 11, 1690
Battle of the Boyne
Click to enlarge


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The American Revolution - Its Casualties, Its Battles, Its Impact

 


People in History

People in History A

People in History B

People in History Ca - Char

People in History Chas - Cz

People in History D

People in History E

People in History F

People in History G

People in History H

People in History I

People in History J - K

People in History L

People in History M

People in History N - O

People in History P - Q

People in History R

People in History S

People in History T

People in History U - Z


Explorers, Scientists & Inventors

Musicians, Painters & Artists


Poets, Writers & Philosophers

Native Americans & The Wild West

First Ladies

Popes

Troublemakers

Historians

Archaeologists

Royal Families

Tribes & Peoples

 


Wars, Battles & Revolutions

Wars & Revolutions A

Wars & Revolutions B - E

Wars & Revolutions F - G

Wars & Revolutions H - J

Wars & Revolutions K - O

Wars & Revolutions P - R

Wars & Revolutions S - Z

Wars & Revolutions Chronological

Battles A - C

Battles D - G

Battles H - L


Battles M - P

Battles Q - Z

Battles Ancient Times - 1499

Battles 1500 - 1699

Battles 1700 - 1799

Battles 1800 - 1899

Battles 1900 - Today
 

Picture Archive

History Pictures A - C

History Pictures D - M

History Pictures N - Z


 


Speech Archive

Speeches by Topic

Speeches by Speaker

Speeches by Date

Speeches by Women

Speeches by African-Americans

Speeches by U.S. Presidents


Miscellaneous

History Dictionary A - F

History Dictionary G - Z

Source Text - By Title

Source Text - By Author

Historic Documents A - K

Historic Documents L - Z

Historic Documents Chronological

Assassinations in History

Voyages in History

Castles & Palaces


Music in History

History Movies

Research

Bored?

Kids & History

Browse

About Us

Write Me


 


Sitemaps

Sitemap 01   Sitemap 02   Sitemap 03    Sitemap 04   Sitemap 05   Sitemap 06  
Sitemap 07   Sitemap 08   Sitemap 09    Sitemap 10   Sitemap 11   Sitemap 12
Sitemap 13   Sitemap 14   Sitemap 15    Sitemap 16   Sitemap 17   Sitemap 18
Sitemap 19   Sitemap 20   Sitemap 21    Sitemap 22   Sitemap 23   Sitemap 24


Site Search

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


HISTORY IN A NUTSHELL

 

© 2014 Emerson Kent