Canadian History Dictionary Chabanel Noel
Jesuit missionary in the Huron country, 1643. Had been
Index : Lord Dorchester Era On Quebec Act 67 Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Baranof Alexander Andrevitch 1747-1819 Governor Of Russian
America. Had been manager of a glass factory at Irkutsk, Siberi...
(George Brown Era) Agitates through newspapers and Toronto Boar...
Du Bois D'egriseilles Abbe J B
(Bishop Laval era) Devotes his fortune to religious
work at Mo...
An island on the southern coast of Newfoundland, which,
Chapleau Sir Joseph Adolphe 1840-1898 Studied Law And Called To
the bar, 1861. Elected to Quebec Legislature, 1867, and success...
The first steam vessel in Canadian waters was the
Mountain Jacob 1750-1825 Born In Norfolk England Graduated At
Cambridge, 1774, and became fellow, 1779. After holding several...
(John Graves Simcoe era) White settler among Grand River Indian...
Leroux Laurent 1758-1855 Western Fur Trader Index : Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson Era Builds
post on Great Slave Lake, 18; sends Sutherland and the "English...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Carpenter to De Monts's expedition, 2...
Ripon George Frederick Samuel Robinson First Marquess 1827-
Succeeded his father as Earl of Ripon, 1859, and his uncle as E...
Prevost Augustin 1725?-1786 Father Of Sir George Prevost Entered
the army; served under Wolfe at Quebec, 1759; became lieutenant...
Rodney George Brydges Baron 1718-1792 Born In Walton-upon-thames
England. Educated at Harrow School. Entered the navy; promoted
(Lord Sydenham era) Their repeal advocated by Poulett Thomson, ...
Bossuet Jacques Benigne 1627-1704 Churchman And Orator Bishop Of
Meaux; took a leading part in the Gallican controversy. =Index=...
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On the British Columbia coast. Used by the Hudson's
Bryce George 1844- Born At Mount Pleasant Near Brantford
Ontario. Educated at Toronto University and Knox College. Took ...
Argall Sir Samuel
Born in Walthamstow, England. A type of the
founders of British colonial dominion. Sent, May, 1609, with a small
vessel to the new settlement at Jamestown, Va., to trade and fish. The
following year took out Lord Delaware to Jamestown, arriving in time to
save the colony from starvation. In 1812 carried off Pocahontas to the
settlement of Jamestown. Later in the year sent with a vessel of 14 guns
to destroy the French settlements on the north coast, regarded as
infringing on the Virginia patent. Captured Mount Desert, St. Croix, and
Port Royal. On return voyage forced the commandant at New Amsterdam to
recognize English suzerainty by hauling down the Dutch flag and running
up the English. May, 1617, made deputy governor of Virginia. In 1620
served against the Algerine pirates under Sir Robert Mansell. Knighted
in 1622. In 1625 admiral of a squadron cruising after a hostile Dunkirk
fleet, and took some prizes. In October, 1625, with the futile
expedition against Cadiz under Lord Wimbledon. Died, 1626. =Bib.=:
Argall's own narrative; Parkman, Pioneers of France; Calnek and
Savary, History of the County of Annapolis.
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