Walker, George

Walker, George,

1618–90, Irish Anglican clergyman and commander. As joint governor of Londonderry (now Derry) during the siege (1689) of that city by the army of the deposed James II, Walker roused the people by his courage and inspiring sermons and was able to hold the city for 105 days until it was relieved. He received the thanks of Parliament, was given £5,000 by William III for the citizens of Londonderry, and was designated bishop of Derry. He published A True Account of the Siege of Londonderry (1689) and, in answer to charges of self-seeking, a Vindication (1690). Walker was killed in the battle of the BoyneBoyne,
river, c.70 mi (110 km) long, rising in the Bog of Allen, Co. Kildare, E Republic of Ireland, and flowing NE through Co. Meath, past Trim, to the Irish Sea near Drogheda. Salmon is caught in the river.
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A keen walker, George would do his best to get outdoors every day and get some exercise.
Martin Compston, Vicky McClure, Adrian Dunbar, Craig Parkinson, Polly Walker, George Costigan, Neil Morrissey, Aiysha Hart, Maya Sondhi and Joanne Crawford star.
The scheme has paid players graduating to the main tour and hopefully 2014 will bring success for the latest crop good luck to Pamela Pretswell, Kylie Walker, George Murray, Duncan Stewart, Andrew McArthur, Callum Macaulay and Chris Kelly.
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Holy Cross 2, Yale 0: Nate Walker, George Perrotta and Andrew Boyce combined to blank the Bulldogs (1-13) in the nightcap to complete a four-game weekend sweep for the visiting Crusaders (6-13).
According to Simpson, there have been a total of 1,531 public corruption convictions in Chicago since 1976.Since the 1970s, four of Illinois' seven governors have been convicted of a variety of crimes (Otto Kerner, Dan Walker, George Ryan and Rod Blagojevich).
In their last game Rotherham went over them but Leeds did exactly that, went straight through as Kane Palma-Newport, Chris Walker, George Ford and Jordan Davies all scored under the sticks.
PICK OF THE BUNCH North Eastern Counties Championship secretary Kevin Flannery, left, with award winners Emma Pringle, Sam Hall, Stacey Smith and Anthony Hogg Hudspith, Paul Waterston, Phil Walker, George Hall, Chris Waugh and Neil Wilkinson
"Terms like 'strategic and enduring hub' boil down to this: USAG Daegu and Camps Henry, Walker, George, Defense Reutilization & Marketing Office A'po, Busan Storage Facility and Pier 8, are not going away," Hodges said.
Iain Turner of WBX, who admitted to initially trying his Racing Welfare vest on the wrong way round, will be running alongside Totesport's Damian Walker, George Primarolo of Blue Square, and Ladbrokes' David Williams.
First XI: Morne Williams (capt),Gareth Boughey, Alistair Williams, Haydn Williams, Jacques Van Wyk, Steve Giblin,Russell Walker, George Owen,Nick Bradley,Christian Prior,Mike Williams.
With: Mella Fazzoli, Craig Walker, George Xhilone, Andrew Sikking, Randy Rex, Shawn Batten, Charles Sammarco, Rick Poli, John Stonehill, John Greenhalgh, Randy John Rowe Jr., Dennis Morton.