Awesome Advent: Day 23

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Awesome Advent Day 23: ‘Orrible Overthrowing

Today in 1688, as part of the Glorious Revolution, King James II of England fled from England to Paris after being deposed in favor of his nephew, William of Orange and his daughter Mary.

The Glorious Revolution was when people of England decided they’d had enough of Catholic James II, and wanted his daughter Mary to become Queen instead of him. They revolted and exiled James II France, putting his daughter Mary II on the throne with William III.

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