The Battle of the Boyne – A Jacobite Flame Turned to Embers

December 7, 2019 - General
The Battle of the Boyne (Ireland) between James II and William III, July 12, 1690. Source: Scolaire / Public Domain.

In the near modern history of Ireland and Scotland, the Jacobite risings played a very important role. In a never-ending struggle for wealth and power, noble monarchs pitted the poor folk of these lands into a conflict that spanned generations. 

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