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2nd Battle of Reading

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  • James VII of Scotland & II of England and Ireland (1633 - 1701)
    James II & VII Reign: 6 February 1685 –11 December 1688 Coronation: 23 April 1685 Predecessor: Charles II Successors: William III & II and Mary II Spouse: Anne Hyde m. 1660; dec. 1671...
  • Patrick Sarsfield, 1st Earl of Lucan (c.1655 - 1693)
    Patrick Sarsfield, 1st Earl of Lucan Born ca. 1660 Lucan, Ireland Died 21 August 1693 (aged about 33) Place of death ,Huy, France (now in modern Belgium) Buried at St. Martin's Church, H...

2nd Battle of Reading

  • Date 9 December 1688
  • Location Reading, Berkshire
  • Belligerents Soldiers loyal to James II v Dutch Republic
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Soldiers loyal to James II

(600, mostly Irish)

Dutch Republic

(250 Dutch Soldiers and some people of Reading)

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