Declaration of Indulgence ( 2 and 3) (37 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

James II re-issued Charles II’s declaration in 1687, and issued it again in 1688. This declaration helped to precipitate the invitation to William of Orange to invade England and save it from reversion to catholicism and absolutist monarchy.

Citation:
Editors. "Declaration of Indulgence ( 2 and 3)". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2010
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=1460, accessed 11 December 2016.]