Jingard, Joan: The Twelfth Day of July

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The book The Twelfth day of July takes place in Ireland in the streets of Belfast. There are two groups with different religions. The Protestants and the Catholics. In the Protestant area there is a mural, which is the pride of the street. It is the picture of William of Orange called King Billy and his famous horse on the wall with the inscription No surrender It commemorates the battle of Boyne, which was fought in 1690. William of Orange, a protestant defeated the Catholics under the command of James II. Every Protestant child knows the story because the religious education is very strict in both areas. The tale of the siege of Derry is important for that conflict. Thirteen young apprentice boys closed the gates of Derry against the Catholic soldiers. James II confident that the city ...

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