On 1st July 1690 (12 July NS) King William of Orange, William
III of England, defeated the insurgent French and Irish armies of
the Catholic James II at the Boyne river in south-east Ireland. For
context, see Jacobitism.
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Editors. "Battle of the Boyne". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 12 December 2007
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=106, accessed 17 August 2017.]