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The Williamite wars in Ireland, 1688-91

Author: John Childs
Publisher: London ; New York : Hambledon Continuum, 2007.
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William III's defeat of James II's Catholic army at the Battle of the Boyne on 1 July 1690 ended the Stuart dynasty's last hope of survival. It has also been central, together with the siege of Londonderry, to opposing constitutions of Irish history. John Childs gives a clear account of the campaign in all its stages.
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Childs, John, 1949-
Williamite wars in Ireland, 1688-91.
London ; New York : Hambledon Continuum, 2007
(OCoLC)608504308
Named Person: Wilhelm, England König III.
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Childs
ISBN: 9781852855734 1852855738 9781847251640 1847251641
OCLC Number: 73957187
Description: xxii, 440 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Preliminaries, 1668 --
Practical matters --
Toward war, 1689 --
The break of Dromore and retreat to Coleraine --
Clady and the Ards peninsula --
The defence of Derry and Enniskillen --
General Kirke --
Endurance --
The relief of Derry and Newtownbutler --
A tired old man --
Sligo and Dundalk --
Winter operations, 1689-90 --
The battle of the Boyne --
From Dublin to Limerick --
The first siege of Limerick --
Cork and Kinsale --
A war of posts and ambuscades --
Spring, 1691 --
Ballymore and Athlone --
Aughrim and Galway --
The curious affair at Sligo, or the banalities of the small war --
The second siege of Limerick --
Dispersal.
Responsibility: John Childs.

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