History of War

TIMELINE OF THE... WAR OF THE GRAND ALLIANCE

1688-89

REVOLUTIONS & INVASIONS

1688 sees Prince William of Orange successfully overthrow James II of England and establish himself as king. At the same time William’s archenemy, Louis XIV of France, invades the Rhineland and a ‘Grand Alliance’ is formed in 1689 against the French that includes England, the Dutch Republic, Austria, Spain and Savoy.

Comte Frontenac rebuffs English demands to surrender

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