How glorious was the Glorious Revolution?

Was William of Orange’s seizure of the British throne in 1688 a triumph for sensible, constitutional monarchy, or a victory for a cabal of Protestant men at the exclusion of the rest of the nation? Lucy Worsley considers the evidence

Portrait of William III of Orange, found in the collection of the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam. (Photo by Fine Art Images/Heritage Images/Getty Images)

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