December 1688 in history

December 1688 events chronologically

Dec 11 Glorious Revolution: James II of England, while trying to flee to France, allegedly throws the Great Seal of the Realm into the River Thames
Dec 23 As part of the Glorious Revolution, King James II of England flees from England to Paris, France after being deposed in favor of his nephew, William of Orange and his daughter Mary

Died in December 1688

Dec 15 Louis Victor de Rochechouart de Mortemart a French nobleman and member of the ancient House of Rochechouart. His father Gabriel de Rochechouart de Mortemart was a childhood friend of Louis XIII. His older sister was Gabrielle de Rochechouart de Mortemart, the celebrated beauty of the era; another sister was Madame de Montespan herself the mistress of Louis XIV. He was Général des galères and Marshal of France, Maréchal de Vivonne
Dec 15 Gaspar Fagel a Dutch statesman, writer and quasi-diplomat who authored correspondence from and on behalf of William III, Prince of Orange during the English Revolution of 1688.
Dec 23 Jean-Louis Lully a French musician and composer. He was born in Paris, the youngest son of Jean-Baptiste Lully