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The Siege of Derry 1689: The Military History
The Protestant war cry of "No Surrender!" was first used in 1689 by the Mayor of Londonderry as James II’s army laid siege to the city for 105 days and during which half the city’s population died. There were many acts of courage—from the heroic death of Captain Browning to the anonymous apprentice boys who played signal roles in the defense of the city. The book examines ...more
Paperback, 288 pages
Published May 1st 2010 by The History Press
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An absolutely compelling account of this crucial period in Irish/British/European history. Standing on the shoulders of those who went before him, Doherty has produced what must be "the" most comprehensive account of the siege to date; negotiating his way through a minefield of myths and self serving accounts of the siege to delivering a product whose foundation is historical fact as opposed to personal historical bias.