Fortress or Refuge?: The Walls of Derry in the seventeenth century

Marie-Claire Peters, Billy Kelly

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    Abstract

    An examination of how effective the new city of Derry/Londonderry was a either a citadel to defend the Plantation settlement of Ulster or as a refuge during periods of conflict in the seventeenth century.
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationWalls 400: Studies to Mark the 400th Anniversary of the Walls of Londonderry
    Place of PublicationDerry
    PublisherGuildhall Press
    Pages89-106
    ISBN (Print)9781906271992
    Publication statusPublished - 7 Dec 2015

    Keywords

    • Plantation
    • 1641
    • Derry
    • Seventeenth Century
    • Depositions
    • Derry Walls

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    Peters, M-C., & Kelly, B. (2015). Fortress or Refuge?: The Walls of Derry in the seventeenth century. In Walls 400: Studies to Mark the 400th Anniversary of the Walls of Londonderry (pp. 89-106). Guildhall Press.