Scotland's History Covenanters William of Orange invades

William of Orange invades – 1688

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William lands a large Dutch force in Brixham, Devon. Defeated and captured, James VII is allowed to escape to France. Parliament states that with this act James has abdicated and William and his Stuart wife, Mary, are declared King and Queen. The Scots are not consulted. Video: A history of Scotland: God's Chosen People.

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