1685 in Ireland

1685 in Ireland

In a series of studies, David Hayton offers a comprehensive account of the government of Ireland during the period of transformation from "New English".
1685 (MDCLXXXV) was a common year starting on Monday (dominical letter G) of the and Ireland and King James VII of Scotland in succession to his brother Charles II 1685), King of England, Scotland, and Ireland since Years ‎: ‎ 1682 ‎; ‎ 1683 ‎; ‎ 1684 ‎; ‎ 1686 ‎; ‎ 1687 ‎; ‎ 1688.
When Charles II became king of England in many Catholics in Ireland expected the lands, In 1685 a Catholic, James II, succeeded as king of England.
1685 in Ireland