Canadian History Dictionary Lyndhurst John Singleton Copley Baron 1772-1863 British
statesman. =Index=: (Sir John A Macdonald era) Denounces Rebell...
Olier De Verneuil Jean Jacques 1608-1687 In 1640 Parish Priest Of
St. Sulpice, Paris, and established the St. Sulpice Seminary in...
Jolliet Louis 1645-1700 Born At Quebec Son Of A Wagon-maker In
the employ of the Company of New France. Educated by the Jesuit...
(General Brock era) Raised in Canada during war with Napoleon, ...
Newspaper published at Brantford. Established, 1834. =Index=:
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) On Miami River, 22. (General Brock era) ...
A tribe of the Algonquian family, belonging chiefly to
Rowan Sir William
Born in Ireland, 1789. Entered the army as ensign,
1783; saw s...
Company Of Canada Merchant Adventurers Of Canada
Organized by David
Kirke, and chartered by Charles I, to explo...
Represented Lord Selkirk's interests as governor
of the Red Ri...
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Dangerous situation of, 4.
St Ignace Mother
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Describes scene at General Hospital, 223...
Mcleod Archibald Norman
Entered the service of the North West
Company some time before...
(Sir John A Macdonald era) Director of the Canadian Pacific Rai...
La Corne Pierre
Accompanied Joncaire on an embassy to the Indians of
On Columbia River. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) Established...
(Lord Dorchester era) Entertains Carleton at Three Rivers, 89; ...
Brymner Douglas 1823-1902 Born In Scotland Came To Canada 1857
For some time editor of the Presbyterian, and associate editor ...
Irving Paulus Aemilius 1714-1796 Served Under Wolfe At Quebec
administered government of Canada, 1765; appointed lieutenant-g...
Maseres Francis 1731-1824 Born In London Educated At Cambridge
In 1766 appointed attorney-general of Quebec, holding the posit...
Bourgeoys Marguerite 1620-1700 Born At Troyes In Champagne
Entered the convent of the Congregation of Notre Dame at the age of
twenty, and while there decided to devote her life to the colony of New
France. Arrived in Quebec in September, 1653, and went on immediately to
the new settlement of Montreal. In 1657 opened the first school, in a
stable granted her by Maisonneuve. In the same year built a wooden
chapel in Montreal. Founded the Congregation do Notre Dame de Montreal
in 1659, and in 1686 built the convent. In 1675, with funds obtained
from France built the church of Bonsecours. =Index=: (Bishop Laval era) Establishes
school at Ville Marie (Montreal), 9; her services to the sick on board
the St. Andre, 32; her labours in instruction of the young, 91; her
educational work, 126; Abbe Verreau on influence exerted by, 127; founds
Bonsecours Chapel, 177. (Count Frontenac era) Establishes Congregation de Notre Dame, 29,
39; impressed on arrival by poverty of country, 39. =Bib.=: Ransonet,
Vie de la Soeur Bourgeoys; Faillon, Vie de la Soeur Bourgeoys;
Parkman, Jesuits in North America and Old Regime; Colby, Canadian
Types of the Old Regime.
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