James II flees from England (26 words)

Historical Context Note

  • Editors

Context

 James II escapes to France, leaving a power vacuum which William of Orange steps in to fill in becoming the new King of England and Scotland.

Citation:
Editors. "James II flees from England". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=2657, accessed 07 December 2016.]