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On November 5, 1688, after months of preparation and one false start, William Prince of Orange arrived at Torbay on England's southwestern coast with an army perhaps as large as twenty-one thousand men.
The end of government is the good of mankind, and which is best for mankind, that the people should be always exposed to the boundless will of tyranny, or that the rulers should be sometimes liable to be opposed, when they grow exorbitant in the use of their power, and employ it for the destruction, and not the preservation of the properties of their people?