Battle of the Boyne, 1 July 1690
Battle at which William III defeated the army gathered by the deposed James II in Ireland. The battle was not decisive, and much of the Jacobite army was able to escape the field. However, James fled to France, leaving William free to pacify Ireland.
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Rickard, J. (26 August 2000), Battle of the Boyne, 1 July 1690, http://www.historyofwar.org/articles/battles_boyne.html