Definition of English Revolution
1. Noun. The revolution against James II; there was little armed resistance to William and Mary in England although battles were fought in Scotland and Ireland (1688-1689).
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Literary usage of English Revolution
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Industrial Revolution: Being the Parts Entitled Parliamentary Colbertism by William Cunningham (1908)
"THE English Revolution. 209. THE withdrawal of allegiance from James II. and AJX 1689 accession of William III. were the outcome of the blows which had been ..."
2. The Growth of British Policy: An Historical Essay by John Robert Seeley (1895)
"... English revolution, but British, or more even than British —a revolution of the British Isles. As far back as the controversy about the Exclusion Bill ..."
3. The English Review (1850)
"The Causes of the Success of the English Revolution, 1640— 1688. By M. GUIZOT. 1850. 3. The Revolution in France, a warning to England. 1848. ..."
4. The History of England from the Accession of James II by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay, Henry Hart Milman (1865)
"... so signal a deliverance for our Church and nation, to bless William and Mary with a long and happy reign.* Thus was consummated the English Revolution. ..."
5. The United States Democratic Review by Conrad Swackhamer (1847)
"THE English Revolution OF 1688.» THE character of Sir James Mackintosh, as a philosopher and historian, is well known. In reference to the present work, ..."
6. The History of England from the Accession of James II. by Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay (1849)
"... so signal a deliverance for our Church and nation, to bless William and Mary with a long and happy reign.f Thus was consummated the English Revolution. ..."
7. Matthew Paris's English History: From the Year 1235 to 1273 by Matthew Paris, John Allen Giles, William Rishanger (1889)
"English Revolution of 1640. From History of Civilisation. From the Roman Empire to the French Revolution. Trans. by W. Hazlitt. Portraits. ..."