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1680Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, for decayed and disabled soldiers, commenced to be built on the site of the dissolved Priory of Kilmainham. 
1681Oliver Plunkett, Roman Catholic archbishop of Dublin, hanged at Tyburn on a charge of treason. 
1682Ormond-market opened. Population of the city, according to Sir William Petty, 60,000. 
1684James II. proclaimed in Dublin. Part of the Castle burnt. Ormond-bridge and Arran-bridge built. Royal Hospital opened. St. Bridget's Church built. 
1686The city charter renewed by James II. under a quo warranto. A meeting-house erected in Meath-street by the Society of Friends. 
1687An inundation of the Liffey, by which the low parts of the city were laid under water, and part of Essex bridge broken down. 
1688The Tholsel built at the expense of the city. Commission of grace held its sittings at the King's Inns. A severe frost from December to the end of March. 
1688James II arrives in Dublin, and holds a parliament at the King's Inns. A mint set up in which brass money was coined, to pass for half-crowns, shillings, and sixpences, to the nominal value of £1,496,799, the Weight of metal being 879,724 lbs. 
1689Trinity College converted into a barrack. 
1690James II. sleeps one night in Dublin after the battle of the Boyne, after which he proceeded to France. Dublin Castile taken possession of for King William. King William attended divine service at St. Patrick's Cathedral to return for his victory at the Boyne, when the sermon was preached by the Very Rev. Dean King. A frigate of King William with much property, captured by Sir Cloudesley Shovel in Dublin bay. An earthquake felt in Dublin. 

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