“Anniversary of the Shutting of the Gates of Derry”

Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1987 (OrangeLark)
Keywords: battle rescue death Ireland moniker patriotic religious


The closing of Derry's gates, the seige and its relief are recounted with the names of the Protestant leaders who fought "till James was knocked up and their foemen were gone." They "gained for the nation ... a free constitution and Protestant laws"

Cross references


  1. OrangeLark 7, "Anniversary of the Shutting of the Gates of Derry" (1 text)
  2. BI, OrLa007