Canadian History Dictionary Ormiston William
Born in the parish of Symington, on the banks of
the Clyde, Sc...
May Sir Humphrey 1573-1630 Born In England Educated At Oxford In
1604 groom of the King's privy chamber; in 1618 surveyor of the...
(Count Frontenac era) Commands Three Rivers war party, 235; his...
Mcgill Peter 1789-1860 Born In Scotland Emigrated To Canada In
1809; became a wealthy merchant of Montreal. President of the B...
(Count Frontenac era) Issued by governor, 115; objected to by b...
Thompson David 1770-1857 Born In The Parish Of St John's
Westminster, England. Educated at the Gray Coat School; and ent...
Bib : Histoire De Montreal For Biog See Parkman Old Regime
Exploration of the Great Lakes by Dollier de Casson and de Breh...
Holmes Charles 1711-1761 Third In Command Under Sir Charles
Saunders (q.v.) before Quebec, 1759; commander-in-chief in West...
Versailles Treaty Of
Signed between Great Britain and the rebellious
Kennedy William Nassau 1839-1885 Born At Darlington Ontario
Served as a lieutenant in the Ontario Rifles with the Red River...
Anderson A Caulfield
An officer of the Hudson's Bay Company,
employed for many year...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Interpreter, 144.
Charles Ii 1630-1685 King Of England Succeeded To The Throne
1660. =Index=: (Wilmot era) Annuls charter of London and other ...
Bib : Dict Nat Biog
Haldemans Of Pennsylvania
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Cousins of Sir Frederick Haldiman...
Barron Commodore 1769-1851 Born In Virginia In Command Of The
Chesapeake, on board which were some British deserters, 1807. O...
In Gulf of St. Lawrence. Uncertain who first
discovered the gr...
Angers Auguste Real 1838- Born In Quebec Studied Law And
called to the bar; made Q.C. 1880, and the same year appointed ...
(Bishop Laval era) Steward of abbey of Maubec, 137.
Re Francois Sieur De Gand
(Samuel de Champlain era) One of the Hundred Associates, 171.
Burgoyne John 1723-1792 Born In England Educated At Westminster
and entered the army in 1740. In 1775 served in New England; second in
command, 1776, and lieutenant-general, 1777. In the latter year
succeeded General Carleton as commander-in-chief of the forces in
Canada. After several successful engagements with the Americans,
defeated at Saratoga in October, 1777. In 1782 commander-in-chief in
Ireland. =Index=: (Lord Dorchester era) Arrives with reinforcements, 144; marches up
Richelieu, 146; returns to England, 163; returns to Canada, haying been
promoted over head of Carleton, 171; his personal charm, 174; his
previous career, 175, 176; occupies Ticonderoga, 178; injudicious speech
of, 178; his surrender at Saratoga, 180; his defence of himself, 182.
(Sir Frederick Haldimand era) A court favourite, supersedes Carleton, 112; his disastrous
campaign, 113, 126; Hamilton's expedition compared to his, 168. =Bib.=:
Dict. Nat. Biog.
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