Brian Murphy


OSB, Glenstal Abbey, Ireland

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Cycnos | Volume 10 n°2 | 1.

Past History and Present Politics: Roy Foster, historian

“On 12 July 1933 it was reported that two members of the Scottish Protestant League were fined £65 each for defacing a painting in the Stormont Parliament building entitled ‘The Entry of William III into Ireland with Count Schomberg.’ Red paint was thrown all over the painting and the figure of a friar was slashed. It was no mindless attack. The perpetrators of the offense acted in sympathy with an earlier resolution of the Ulster Protestant League that the picture be withdrawn from Stormont as it ‘depicted King William III in association with the Pope.’ Despite the historical record showing that the Pope had supported William of Orange against James II, it was wrong to portray ...”

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