Results for: 1688

In History of England

What was the Revolution of 1688?

was caused by the English civil was. sometimes referred to as "the glorious revoulution of 1688." forced king James II into exile.
In British Coins

What is the value of a 1688 Irish Halfpenny?

An Irish 1688 copper Halfpenny (James II)(crowned harp), circulated but still in good condition, might fetch anything from £75 to £400 GBP. A reputable coin dealer wi ( Full Answer )
In UK Prime Ministers

Who was the Prime Minister of Britain in 1688?

The title of Prime Minister didn't actually exist in 1688; the office didn't come into being until 1714. Prior to that, the most senior Government Minister was titled First Lo ( Full Answer )
In History of Australia

What happened in Australia 1688?

1688 is the year that Englishman William Dampier explored and mapped parts of "New Holland". On 4 January 1688, his ship the 'Cygnet' was beached on the northwest coast of Aus ( Full Answer )
In History of England

The glorious bloodless revolution of 1688?

The Glorious Revolution of 1688 was a bloodless revolution becauseno blood was spilled. Though Mary and William of Orange marchedagainst James II, battle did not break out bec ( Full Answer )
In British Coins

What is the value of a 1688 British Penny?

A British 1688 Penny, circulated but still in good condition, might fetch anything from £15 to £100 GBP. . A reputable coin dealer will be able to give a more accurate ( Full Answer )
In History of England

What happened to James II of England after 1688?

after being over thrown by William III and Mary II James II went into exile in France, in 1689 James II lead a French backed army in Ireland trying to over thrown William III ( Full Answer )
In Australia

Who was at western Australia in 1688?

William Dampier. On 4 January 1688, his ship the 'Cygnet' was beached on the northwest coast of Australia, at King Sound near Buccaneer Archipelago on the north-west coast of ( Full Answer )
In History, Politics & Society

How was 1688 a watershed year?

The value of "Glorious Revolution" 1688-1689 gg. lay in the fact that: . Was legally enshrined constitutional character of the monarchy in England; . The beginning of the ( Full Answer )