Historical Events for Year 1685
Events 1 - 8 of 8
Feb 6th - James II of England and VII of Scotland becomes King upon the death of his brother Charles II.
Feb 18th - Fort St. Louis is established by a Frenchman at Matagorda Bay thus forming the basis for France's claim to Texas.
Jun 11th - James Scott, Duke of Monmouth, rebels against Catholic king James II
Jul 6th - Battle at Sedgemoor: King James II beats duke of Monmouth
Oct 18th - French King Louis XIV revokes Edict of Nantes cancelling rights of French Protestants
Oct 18th - Louis XIV revokes Edict of Nantes, outlaws Protestantism
Dec 3rd - Charles II bars Jews from settling in Stockholm Sweden
Dec 30th - Don Francisco de Agurto installed as land guardian of S Netherlands