March 10 - James lands with 45,000 French and Jacobite troops near Cork.
March 28 - James' army moves along the coast, heading for Dublin.
May 1 - James arrives in Dublin, Irish Catholics swell the ranks of his army.
May 8 - James proclaims himself king of Ireland.
May 12 - William lands with 40,000 men at Belfast and heads south along the coast to Dublin.
June - The armies of William and James arrive at the River Boyne, several small skirmishes but main armies fail to locate each other.
July 8 - The opposing armies locate each other and prepare defences near the town of Drogheda.
July 10 - First day of battle, neither side makes a strategic breakthrough.
July 11 - Second day of battle, neither side manages to make it to the opposite side of the river.
July 12 - William is killed whilst lunching on the river bank, his army begins to fall apart
July 13 - James' army launches an all out assault on the north side of the Boyne. With their cause lost many Williamite troops desert.
July 19 - James' army arrives at Derry, siege begins.
July 20 - James leaves Ireland with a force of 8,000 men and heads for Scotland.
July 23 - James' troops land at Eriskay, he has great support from the highland clans and begins forming an army.
August - James travels around the highlands gathering support.
August 30 - James rallies his army together at Edinburgh, 32,000 men head south.
September 17 - James arrives in Glasgow.
September 30 - James arrives in Carlisle.
October 20 - James arrives in Derby.
October 22 - Queen Mary dispatches the Earl of Marlborough to destroy James' army.
October 30 - James arrives in Worcester.
November 5 - James' army meets Marlborough's near Oxford, Marlborough defects to James' army, along with half of his army.
November 7 - The williamite remains of Marlborough's army is defeated at the battle of Oxford.
November 15 - James' army arrives at the outskirts of London.
November 16 - Mary flees the capital, heading for Hastings.
November 18 - James arrives at the Tower of London, parliament refuses to declare him monarch until Mary leaves British soil.
November 25 - Around 30,000 loyal Williamite troops arrive in Hastings, under the personal command of Queen Mary.
December 2 - James defeats Mary at Hastings.
December 8 - Mary flees along with 5000 followers.
December 11 - James returns to London and is proclaimed king.