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  The History Guy: The War List
These wars are placed in the Anglo-French category as an illustration of their placement in the pattern of wars between those two countries.
Thus, this series of wars are known as the Wars of the Coalitions.
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 World war - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The War of the League of Augsburg was fought by Palatinate, Bavaria, Brandenburg, Spain, Sweden, United Provinces, and England against France, and to a degree the Ottoman Empire.
World War II was a global conflict that started on 7 July 1937 in Asia and 1 September 1939 in Europe and lasted until 1945, involving the majority of the world's states and every inhabited continent.
On which date the war began is also debated, cited as either the German invasion of Poland on 1 September 1939, the Japanese invasion of China on 7 July 1937 (the start of the Second Sino-Japanese War), or earlier yet the 1931 Japanese invasion of Manchuria.
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 Nine Years War - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The League of Augsburg was formed in 1686 between the Holy Roman Emperor, Leopold I, and various of the German princes (including the Palatinate, Bavaria, and Brandenburg) to resist French aggression in Germany.
Charles of Lorraine and Maximilian of Bavaria (lately comrades in the Turkish war) besieged Mainz, and the elector of Brandenburg besieged Bonn.
When the war began in 1689, the British Admiralty was still suffering from the disorders of the reign of King Charles II, which had been only in part corrected during the short reign of James II.
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 War Of The League Of Augsburg - LoveToKnow 1911
WAR OF THE LEAGUE OF AUGSBURG, the name applied to the European war of 1688-1697.
The league of Augsburg was concluded on the 9th of July 1686 by the emperor, the elector of Brandenburg and other princes, against the French.
Spain, Sweden, England and other non-German states joined the league, and formed the Grand Alliance by the treaty of Vienna (July 12, 1689).
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 AllRefer.com - Augsburg, League of (German History) - Encyclopedia
Augsburg, League of, defensive alliance formed (1686) by Holy Roman Emperor Leopold I with various German states, including Bavaria and the Palatinate, and with Sweden and Spain so far as their German interests were concerned.
The war that broke out after the French attack on the Palatinate in Oct., 1688, is sometimes designated the War of the League of Augsburg.
Savoy and Spain later joined the Alliance, and the war of 1688–97 is more properly known as the War of the Grand Alliance (see Grand Alliance, War of the).
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 Encyclopedia: Nine Years War   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The first of the French and Indian Wars, King Williams War (1689–97), was the North American theater of the War of the Grand Alliance (1688–97) fought principally in Europe between the armies of France under Louis XIV and those of a coalition of European powers including England.
The Battle of Landen (or Neerwinden), in the current Belgian province of Flemish Brabant, was a battle in the War of the Grand Alliance, fought in the Netherlands on July 29, 1693 between the French army of Marshal Luxembourg and the Allied army of King William III of England.
The Dutch War (1672–1678) was a war fought between France and a quadruple alliance consisting of Brandenburg, the Holy Roman Empire, Spain, and the United Provinces.
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 Poke's Fifteen Decisive Battles
The civil war in the cévennes was caused solely by his own persecuting intolerance; and that did not occur till late in his reign, when old age had made his bigotry more gloomy, and had given fanaticism the mastery over prudence.
By his exertions, a league against the house of Bourbon was formed between England, Holland, and the Austrian emperor, which was subsequently joined by the Kings of Portugal and Prussia, by the Duke of Savoy, and by Denmark.
War was formally declared by the allies against France on the 4th of May, 1702.
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 Grand Alliance, War of the. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
1688–97, war between France and a coalition of European powers, known as the League of Augsburg (and, after 1689, as the Grand Alliance).
Louis XIV of France took advantage of the absence of Emperor Leopold I on a campaign against the Turks and of the promised support of James II of England to invade the empire and devastate (1689) the Palatinate.
The naval war, of which the first major battle was the French victory at Beachy Head (1690), was practically ended by the English victory of La Hogue (1692).
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King William's War (The War Of The League Of Augsburg; The War Of The Grand Alliance)
Later, the League of Augsburg would be joined by Bavaria, the Italian Princes and England.
The War of the Grand Alliance, or the War of the League of Augsburg, was concluded in the European theatre on 30 October, 1697.
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 King William's War (War of the League of Augsburg)
The European phase of the war broke out first when WIlliam III joined the League of Augsburg and the Netherlands (Grand Alliance, 12 May 1689) to resist Louis XIV's invasion of the Rhenish Palatinate (25 Sept. 1688).
King William's War (1689-1697) was the first of what came to be known in America as the French and Indian wars.
The Treaty of Ryswick, by which were ended the war and its European counterpart, the War of the Grand Alliance restored all colonial possessions to their prewar status.
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 League of Augsburg: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about League of Augsburg
The League of Augsburg was an anti-French defensive alliance formed by Leopold I, Holy Roman Emperor (at the instigation of William of Orange) in 1686 after France laid claim to the Palatinate.
This is sometimes called the War of the League of Augsburg, but the more common name (sometimes only applied to the part of the war from 1689 onwards, after the English joined forces with the League) is the War of the Grand Alliance.
The North American portion of this war is often called King William's War
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 WHKMLA : War of the Grand Alliance, 1689-1697
The war is known as the WAR OF PALATINE SUCCESSION, the WAR OF THE LEAGUE OF AUGSBURG, the NINE YEARS WAR or the WAR OF THE GRAND ALLIANCE.
War of the Augsburg League, from Land Forces of Britain, the Commonwealth and Empire, as of June 1st 2003 an empty shell
War of the League of Augsburg, 1689-1697, from Lafete, on the war in Acadia
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 Encyclopedia: League-of-Augsburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The Grand Alliance (known, prior to 1689, as the League of Augsburg) was a European coalition, consisting (at various times) of Austria, Bavaria, Brandenburg, England, the Holy Roman Empire, the Netherlands, the Palatinate of the Rhine, Saxony, Spain, Sweden, and the United Provinces.
The League was officially formed by Emperor Leopold I, acting upon the advice of William III of Orange.
This organization fought the War of the Grand Alliance, against France, from 1688 to 1697.
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By clever diplomacy he strengthened the crown and negotiated the favorable Peace of the Pyrenees at the end of the war with Spain (1659).
Alas, all of this exuberance, including Louis XIV's endless wars, had a cost which was to be paid by the entire nation, largely impoverished towards the end of his reign.
War of the League of Augsburg or War of the Grand Alliance, 1688—97
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 2nd hundered yearsa war
Between 1689 and 1815, a series of wars were fought on an increasingly global scale to determine power relations on the continent.
No one of these wars was a duel between France and England, but in each of them one or more of the other European powers were engaged.
England considered the objective of these wars to be the defense of Protestantism and English liberties through the containment of French continental ambitions, the balance of power, and global trade dominance.
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 WAR OF THE LEAGUE OF A... - Online Information article about WAR OF THE LEAGUE OF A...
AUGSBURG, the name applied to the See also:
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German states joined the league, and formed the See also:
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 French and Indian War
The French and Indian War was part of a "great war for empire," a determined and eventually successful attempt by the British to attain a dominant position in North America, the West Indies, and the subcontinent of India.
The first of these conflicts was King William's War (1689-1697), known in Europe as the War of the League of Augsburg.
The next conflict was Queen Anne's War (1702-1713), known in Europe as the War of the Spanish Succession.
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 Miniature wargaming -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
One of the main reasons people play miniature games, as opposed to computer or (additional info and facts about boardgames) boardgames, is because many find the tactile element of soldiers and scenery on a tabletop to be aesthetically pleasing; additionally, some hobbyists enjoy the challenge of painting miniatures and constructing scenery.
Miniature wargaming may be seen as combining many of the aesthetics of (additional info and facts about tabletop train modeling) tabletop train modeling with the strategy of war.
Scale is generally expressed as the approximate height of the figure in millimeters, as opposed to the ratio values used in scale modeling.
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 King William's War
King William's War, the first European war that involved the British since the time of Henry VIII, was the first episode in the long contest between England and France.
The War of the League of Augsburg (1689-97) also known as The Nine Years' War, and as the War of the Grand Alliance was known in America as King William's War.
The European war broke out on 12 May 1689 when William III of England joined the League of Augsburg and the Netherlands (the Grand Alliance) to resist Louis XIV's invasion of the Rhenish Palatinate of 25 September 1688.
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 King William's War (War of the League of Augsburg) (from colonialism, Western) --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The war known in Europe as that of the Palatinate, League of Augsburg, or Grand Alliance, and in America as King William's War, ended indecisively, after eight years, with the Treaty of Rijswijk in 1697.
The deeper issue underlying the war was the balance of power between the rival Bourbon and Habsburg dynasties.
The emblem of the Yorkists was a white rose and that of the Lancastrians a red rose.
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War and society have been intertwined throughout human history, but during the 20th century the relations among them have been especially visible.
The two "world wars," the many regional wars, consciousness about partisan and guerrilla wars, the development of "city killer" nuclear weapons, arrogation of power to the centralized state -- these and other influences have heightened awareness of military institutions and actions.
War costs and modernization are expected to drive defense spending to nearly $500 billion in 2005, above the inflation-adjusted Cold War average, and $50 billion above 2004.
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 War of the Augsburg League, 1688-1697
The medal was never issued without a bar (sixteen bars total issued).
War of the Grand Alliance, 1689-1697, by Alexander Ganse (World History at KMLA)
War of the Grand Alliance, 1688-97, index of links by Simonides.
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 'One faith, one law, one king'?: Louis XIV, Gallicanism and the Protestants
The complications of the War of the League of Augsburg were such that Louis XIV had little relish for prolonging the conflict with the Papacy, and in 1693 he allowed episcopal nominees who had not signed the Four Articles to request papal bulls of investiture.
The success of the war and of the enforcement of the peace is best illustrated by the fact that the Huguenots did not join any of the subsequent rebellions during the ministries of Richelieu and Mazarin.
William of Orange, however, was seen by him as the Joshua of Protestantism, and the successes of the allies in the War of the League of Augsburg as the fulfilment of scriptural pronouncements: the war was a religious war for Jurieu.
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 Miniature wargaming - One Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
The miniatures used represent troops or other objects of war, such as tanks, and are usually set against a diorama constructed to scale.
One of the main reasons people play miniature games, as opposed to computer or board games, is because many find the tactile element of soldiers and scenery on a tabletop to be aesthetically pleasing; additionally, painting miniatures and constructing scenery can be a rewarding challenge.
Your choice of scale does depend on what figure scale you use - many gamers field one figure as representing anything from 5 to 50 men, and the larger the figure scale, the larger the actual scale you can use or the larger the battle you can play.
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 War of the League of Augsburg   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-17)
War of the League of Augsburg (1689-1697) or King William’s War
The war had its origins in King William of England’s effort to forge alliances to thwart Louis XIV’s territorial ambitions
The fighting spread to North America when English and French settlers and their Indian allies fought along the frontier between the English colonies and French Canada.
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 King William's War, 1689-1698 (RJO's Genealogy)
On the obscure strife where men died by tens or by scores hung questions of as deep import for posterity as on those mighty contests of national adolescence where carnage is reckoned by thousands.
King William’s War was the American phase of the War of the League of Augsburg in Europe, the first of a series of Europen conflicts that echoed across the distant American frontier for the better part of a century.
War with Louis XIV and Catholic France soon followed, in which William formed a Protestant alliance with the Dutch and with several German states.
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