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1688French King Louis XIV declares war on Netherlands

1688 Historical Events
Date Event
Feb 18
Quakers conduct 1st formal protest of slavery in Germantown, Pa 
Jun 30
Whig Lords questions prince William III of Orange on Protestantism 
Jul 19
Soldiers killed governor of Aerssen in Paramaribo 
Sep 6
Austrian armies occupy Belgrade 
Sep 20
French troops occupies Palts 
Sep 24
France declares war on Germany 
Oct 1
Prince Willem III of Orange accepts invitation of take up the British crown 
Oct 27
King James II dismissses premier Robert Spencer 
Nov 11
Prince Willem III's invasion fleet sails to England 
Nov 15
Prince Willem III's army lands at Torbay, England; the 'Glorious Revolution' commences 
Nov 24
General strategist John Churchill meets William III 
Nov 26
Duke of Savoye signs on to League of Augsburg 
Nov 26
French King Louis XIV declares war on Netherlands 
Nov 26
King James II escapes back to London 
Dec 4
General John Churchill (later 1st Duke of Marlborough) changes allegiance from James II to William of Orange 
Dec 9
King James II's wife & son flee England for France 
Dec 10
King James II flees London 
Dec 11
King James II captured in Kent. 
Dec 15
Lord Delamere sides with King James II [NS 12/25] 
Dec 19
King James II's wife & son flee to France 
Dec 20
Prince William of Orange's troops arrive in London 
Dec 22
Pro-James II, Earl of Danby occupies York 
Dec 23
English King James II, the last Roman Catholic British monarch flees to France and from William of Orange 
Dec 25
British king James II lands in Ambleteuse, France 
Dec 25
Lord Delamere sides with King James II 
Dec 31
Pro-James II-earl of Devonshire occupies Nottingham [OS=Dec 21] 
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