1690 in England
Events from the year 1690 in the Kingdom of England.
1690 in Ireland
Events from the year 1690 in Ireland.
1690 in Scotland
Events from the year 1690 in the Kingdom of Scotland.
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Siege of Athlone
Athlone was besieged twice during the Williamite War in Ireland (1689–91). The town is situated in the centre of Ireland on the River Shannon and commanded the bridge crossing the river into the Jacob...
English general election, 1690
The English general election, 1690 occurred after the dissolution of the Convention Parliament summoned in the aftermath of the Glorious Revolution, and saw the partisan feuds in that parliament conti...
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Siege of Belgrade (1690)
The Siege of Belgrade in 1690 was the fifth siege of that city, taking place during the Great Turkish War. Belgrade had been conquered by the Austrians under the elector of Bavaria, Maximilian II Ema...
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Battle of the Boyne
The Battle of the Boyne (Irish: Cath na Bóinne [ˈkah n̪ˠə ˈbˠoːn̪ʲə]) was a conflict in 1690 between two rival claimants of the thrones of Britain, (English, Irish, and Scottish)  – ...
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Christmas in Scotland
Prior to the Reformation of 1560, Christmas in Scotland, then called Yule (alternative spellings include Yhoill, Yuil, Ȝule and Ȝoull; see Yogh), was celebrated in a similar fashion to the rest of Ca...
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Revolt of the Barretinas
The Revolt of the Barretines (Catalan: Revolta de les Barretines; [rəˈβɔɫtə ðəɫz βərəˈtinəs], [reˈβɔɫtɛ ðeɫz βareˈtinɛs]) also known as the Revolt of the Gorretes, was a Catalan rebellion fought a...
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Earl of Argyll's Regiment of Foot
The Earl of Argyll's Regiment of Foot was a 17th-century Scottish infantry regiment, raised from the men of Argyll, and based at Fort William. The Colonel in Chief was the Earl of Argyll, although thi...
Siege of Limerick (1690)
Limerick, a city in western Ireland, was besieged twice in the Williamite War in Ireland, 1689-1691. On the first of these occasions, in August to September 1690, its Jacobite defenders retreated to t...
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Battle of Beachy Head (1690)
The Battle of Beachy Head (Fr. Battle of Bévéziers) was a naval engagement fought on 10 July 1690 during the Nine Years' War. The battle was the greatest French tactical naval victory over their Engli...
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Treaty of Ryswick
The Treaty of Ryswick or Ryswyck was signed on 20 September 1697 and named after Ryswick (now known as Rijswijk) in the Dutch Republic. The treaty settled the War of the League of Augsburg (Nine Year...
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Battle of Fleurus (1690)
The Battle of Fleurus, fought on 1 July 1690, was a major engagement of the Nine Years' War. In a bold envelopment the Duc de Luxembourg, commanding Louis XIV’s army of some 35,000 men, soundly defeat...
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Siege of Cork
The Siege of Cork took place during the Williamite war in Ireland in the year of 1690, shortly after the Battle of the Boyne when James II attempted to retake the English throne from King William III....
Battle of Cromdale
The Battle of Cromdale took place at the Haugh of Cromdale near Cromdale in Speyside on April 30 and May 1, 1690. The battlefield has been inventoried and protected by Historic Scotland under the Scot...
Battle of Zernest
The Battle of Zernest was fought on 11 August 1690, near the city of Zernest in Transylvania (today part of Romania), between the allied forces of Transylvania and the Holy Roman Empire, and the allie...
Williamite War in Ireland
The Williamite War in Ireland (Irish: Cogadh an Dá Rí, meaning "war of the two kings") was a conflict between Jacobites (supporters of Catholic King James II) and Williamites (supporters of Protes...
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1690 in Italy
An incomplete list of events which occurred in Italy in 1690:
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Nine Years' War
The Nine Years' War (1688–97) – often called the War of the Grand Alliance or the War of the League of Augsburg – was a major war of the late 17th century fought between King Louis XIV of France, and ...
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1690 in Norway
Events in the year 1690 in Norway.
Great Turkish War
The Great Turkish War (German: Der Große Türkenkrieg) or the War of the Holy League (Turkish: Kutsal İttifak Savaşları) refers to a series of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire and several c...
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King William's War
King William's War (1688–97, also known as the Second Indian War, Father Baudoin's War, Castin's War, or the First Intercontinental War in French) was the North American theater of the Nine Years' War...
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War of the Reunions
The War of the Reunions (1683–84) was a short conflict between France and Spain and its allies. It was fueled by the long-running desire of Louis XIV to conquer new lands, many of them comprisi...