Canadian History Dictionary Chedabucto Now Known As Guysborough Nova Scotia Index : Count Frontenac Era
Frontenac arrives at, 232.
Gillmor A H
(Tilley era) Provincial secretary in Smith ministry, New
Embraces the islands lying north of the mainland
of Canada. Tr...
Carheil Etienne De
A Breton, of noble birth. Came to Canada as a
(Lord Sydenham era) Their repeal advocated by Sydenham, 18.
Ramezay Claude De
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Commandant of garrison of Quebec, 214, 2...
Coffin William Foster 1808-1878 Born In Bath England Came To
Quebec with his father, an army officer, 1813. Returned to Engl...
The name applied to the territories of the Hudson's Bay
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Seneca chief, serving under John ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Killed in battle of Ste. Foy, 264.
Buchanan James 1791-1868 Fifteenth President Of The United States
Kennedy William Nassau 1839-1885 Born At Darlington Ontario
Served as a lieutenant in the Ontario Rifles with the Red River...
Cuoq Jean-andre 1821-1901 Entered The Sulpician Order In 1843 And
came to Canada two years later. Devoted his life to a minute st...
Built by North West Company, 1788, on southern shore
of Lake A...
(Lord Dorchester era) Magistrate, strong anti-military feeling ...
A tribe of the Iroquois confederacy. Their villages stood
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In command of Fort William Henry, 45;
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Of Bearn regiment, 209; in battle of Ste...
The name Acadia or "la Cadie" is found as early as Nov. 8,
1603, in the commission of Henry IV appointing Pierre du Gua, Sieur de
Monts, lieutenant-general in La Cadie, extending from the fortieth to
the forty-sixth degree of north latitude. The limits were afterwards
reduced, and the boundaries of Acadia became a cause of contention
between France and England. France claimed that the English possessions
were restricted to the peninsula of Nova Scotia, and that the territory
now known as New Brunswick had not been ceded to England. The first
settlement in Acadia was on the Island of St. Croix in 1604, but the
following year it was transferred to Port Royal, and abandoned in 1607.
Three years later the Sieur de Poutrincourt established a new settlement
at Port Royal, which was destroyed by Argall in 1613. In September,
1621, James I granted the territory of Acadia, under the name of Nova
Scotia, to Sir William Alexander. This grant was renewed in July, 1625,
by Charles I. A small Scottish settlement was established at Port Royal
by the grantee. Acadia was restored to France by the treaty of St.
Germain-en-Laye in 1632, and during the same year new settlers were
brought from France. Acadia was finally ceded to Great Britain by the
treaty of Utrecht in 1713. =Index=: (Samuel de Champlain era) Its resources and limits, 18;
English king indisposed to restore, 213. (Count Frontenac era) Attempt to form settlement
in, 6; seized by English under Kirke, 22; subsequent vicissitudes,
268-272; seized under orders from Cromwell, 268; settlers disposed to
trade with New England, 270; Port Royal (Annapolis) made capital, 270;
visited by Meulles and Saint Vallier, and census taken, 271; Port Royal
and other posts captured by Phipps, who establishes government, 274;
passes again under French control, 316. =Bib.=: Champlain, Voyages;
Lescarbot, New France; Denys, Acadia; Parkman, Pioneers of France;
Rameau de Saint-Pere, Une Colonie Feodale; Calnek and Savary, History
of the County of Annapolis; Moreau, Histoire de l'Acadie; Hannay,
History of Acadia; Campbell, History of Nova Scotia; Murdoch,
History of Nova Scotia.
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