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King William III (1650-1702)

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King William III of Britain
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   Nov 1650  CEWilliam III, Prince of Orange and King of England, was born.
    1675  CEPrince William III is installed as Governor of Overijssel. 
  4 Nov 1677  CEWilliam III and Mary II were married in England.
 11 Dec 1688  CEJames II abdicated the throne because of William of Orange landing in England.
 28 Dec 1688  CEWilliam of Orange made a triumphant march into London as James II flees.
 21 Apr 1689  CEDutch prince William III (William of Orange) and Mary II were crowned joint Monarchs of England, Scotland and Ireland.
    1689  CEThe Abnaki War (Abenaki) of in North America is better known as King William's War. It was the first of the intercolonial wars between France and England in North America, pitting the English and their Iroquois allies against the French and their Abnaki allies. Until 1697.
  1 Jul 1690  CEThe Battle of the Boyne when Protestant English King William III of Orange was victorious over the Irish Catholics led by his father-in-law Catholic King James II. Protestants took over the Irish Parliament. This marked the beginning of the annual Drumcree parade, held by the Loyal Orange Lodge on the first Sunday of July.
 26 May 1691  CEJacob Leiser, leader of the popular uprising in support of William and Mary's accession to the thrown, was executed for treason.
 12 Jul 1691  CEWilliam III defeated the allied Irish and French armies at the Battle of Aughrim, Ireland.
 13 Feb 1692  CEIn the Glen Coe highlands of Scotland, thirty-eight members of the MacDonald clan were murdered by soldiers of the neighboring Campbell clan for not pledging allegiance to William III of Orange. Ironically the pledge had been made but not communicated to the clans. The event is remembered as the Massacre of Glencoe.
  8 Feb 1693  CEA charter was granted for the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.
 28 Dec 1694  CEQueen Mary II of England, dies of smallpox after five years of joint rule with her husband, King William III.
 19 Mar 1702  CEWilliam III (William of Orange) died from complications after being thrown from his horse
   Apr 1702  CEQueen Anne Stuart, William III's first wife and the younger daughter of James II, ascends the British throne upon the death of King William III.
 
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