the events of 1688–89 by which James II was expelled and the sovereignty conferred on William and Mary.
- Also called Bloodless Revolution, Glorious Revolution.
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How to use English Revolution in a sentence
He wanted radical reforms, but would have preferred to gain them in a constitutional way, like Pym, in the English Revolution.Beacon Lights of History, Volume IX | John Lord
Thus prudently and calmly was effected our great English Revolution.William the Third | H. D. Traill
The English Revolution of the seventeenth century was reversed when it undertook to reconstruct the mores of the English people.Folkways | William Graham Sumner
The men who began the English Revolution of 1688 organised the new order to which it led.France and the Republic | William Henry Hurlbert
The Puritan leaders of the English Revolution were men of stern and determined energy of character.