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James II of England.

James II, younger brother to Charles II was king of England, Ireland, and Scotland from between 1685 – 1688. His belief in catholicism ultimately caused his downfall, resulting in his own daughter Mary, and her husband William of Orange, deposing him in the glorious revolution in 1688. He attempted to retake the throne in 1690 in the Battle of the Boyne but was ultimately defeated, living out the rest of his days exiled in France.

Thanks to Harry Hill’s Potted Histories For the Extract.

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