Edward Carson Gives Speech to Orangemen 1920

#OnThisDay 1920 Edward Carson said to Orangemen warning the British Government’

You are yourselves unable to protect us from the machinations of Sinn Féin  … we will take matters into our own hands” and states “We must proclaim today clearly that … we in Ulster will tolerate no Sinn Féin  – no Sinn Féin organisation, no Sinn Féin  methods … And these are not mere words.  I hate words without action.”

Many English newspapers, like the Times supported him.

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