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1707 in Ireland

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1707 in Ireland
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Events from the year 1707 in Ireland.



  • April 14 (April 25 New Style) - At the Battle of Almansa (Spain) in the War of the Spanish Succession, the Bourbon army of Spain and France (with Irish mercenaries) under the French-born Englishman James FitzJames, 1st Duke of Berwick, soundly defeats the allied forces of Portugal, England, and the Dutch Republic led by the French-born Huguenot in English service Henri de Massue, Earl of Galway.
  • October 24 - An Act of the Parliament of Ireland creates the Dublin Ballast Office to improve Dublin Port.
  • Births

  • James Cuffe, landowner and politician (d. 1762)
  • Arabella Fitzmaurice, later Lady Arabella Denny, philanthropist (d. 1792)
  • Matthew Dubourg, musician (d. 1767)
  • Philip Skelton, Church of Ireland cleric and controversialist (d. 1787)
  • Approximate date - Sir Robert Deane, 5th Baronet, lawyer and politician (d. 1770)
  • Deaths

  • January 13 - Anthony Sharp, Quaker wool merchant (b. 1643)
  • April 29 - George Farquhar, dramatist (b. 1677 or 1678)
  • c. July 1 - William Handcock, politician (b. c.1631)
  • August 9 (bur.) - William Cairnes, politician and merchant (b. c.1669)
  • September 21 - Dominic Maguire, exiled Roman Catholic Archbishop of Armagh.
  • December 31 - Nathaniel Foy, Church of Ireland Bishop of Waterford and Lismore
  • Sir Francis Blundell, 3rd Baronet, politician (b. 1643)
  • Colonel The Honourable John Caulfeild, soldier and politician (b. 1661)
  • Ludowyk Smits, portrait painter (b. 1635 in Holland)
  • References

    1707 in Ireland Wikipedia

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