A Catholic Restoration? 1685–88
Lecture no. 38 from the course: A History of England from the Tudors to the Stuarts
Taught by Professor Robert Bucholz | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online History Courses
A look at the short and unpopular reign of James II and his attempts to restore toleration for Catholics. Unpopular though he is, no one contemplates rebellion, until the surprise birth of a Catholic heir leads seven prominent noblemen to invite invasion by the Protestant William, Prince of Orange.