War of the Grand Alliance

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War of the Grand Alliance

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(Historical Terms) the war (1689–97) waged by the Grand Alliance, led by Britain, the Netherlands, and Austria, against Louis XIV of France, following his invasion (1688) of the Palatinate
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Noun1.War of the Grand Alliance - an aggressive war waged by Louis XIV against Spain and the Holy Roman Empire and England and Holland and other states (1689-1697)
battle of Boyne, 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
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The Nine Years War, 1593-1603: O'Neill, Mountjoy and the Military Revolution
It is situated beside Marlacoo Lake where Hugh O'Neill kept his wife and valuables safe on a crannog (an ancient lake dwelling) during the nine years war.
Clanricard and Thomond proved their loyalty to the English crown during the Nine Years War, and they reaped rewards accordingly.
The roots of the Northumberland Fusiliers stretched back to 1674 and the regiment had taken part in a string of campaigns such as the Nine Years War, the Seven Years War, and the Second Boer War.
4) that followed so quickly upon the conclusion of the Nine Years War (1688-97).
During Soviet Union war in Afghanistan, the poorly equipped Mujahideen fought with handful of weapons and during the nine years war, the entire Afghan nation endured a war which was noneless than havoc for them.
Instead of achieving a greater degree of security, Louis managed to ignite an almost decade-long war--the Nine Years War or the War of the League of Augsburg--a completely undesired outcome.
Harman Murtagh writes on political relations between France and Ireland after the Nine Years War at the end of the seventeenth century, pointing up the natural affinity of interest between the two countries logically allied against the common adversary, England.
John Childs, The Nine Years War and the British Army: The Operations in the Low Countries (Manchester University Press, 1991); The Art of getting Money by Double-Fac'd Wagers; or, Cross and Pile whether Mons be taken or no?