battle of Boyne


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Noun1.battle of Boyne - a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690battle of Boyne - a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance in Ireland in 1690; William III defeated the deposed James II and so ended the Catholicism that had been reintroduced in England by the Stuarts
War of the Grand Alliance, War of the League of Augsburg - an aggressive war waged by Louis XIV against Spain and the Holy Roman Empire and England and Holland and other states (1689-1697)
Emerald Isle, Hibernia, Ireland - an island comprising the republic of Ireland and Northern Ireland
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An early description even has a cow kicking Cavanaugh on the thigh for continuing to milk her empty udder while lost in worry about her father (and favorite horse) in the Battle of Boyne.
THE Battle of Boyne saw Protestant King William of Orange defeat the Catholic King James on July 12, 1690.