After Charles I is executed for treason in London, the Scots proclaim Charles II as the new King in Edinburgh. Later in the year, Irish Catholics, led by the Earl of Ormond, rise in his favour.
Editors. "Charles II proclaimed King in Edinburgh". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
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