This Day in History Entry #210

February 13th, 2013 by Wordsman

James the Second felt very alone
When by Parliament he was door shown
“We don’t like your friends much
So we’re calling the Dutch
And we’re giving that Bill guy your throne”

Event: William III is proclaimed King of England, Scotland, and Ireland
Year: 1689
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  1. A(nother) Fan Says:

    Everyone says the British haven’t been successfully invaded since 1066, but what about 1689? William of Orange didn’t just wander over; he brought an army.

    For that matter, what about 1485? Henry VII invaded from France, for heaven’s sakes!

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