Canadian History Dictionary Macdonald Hugh John 1850- Born In Kingston Ontario Second Son
of Sir John A. Macdonald. Educated at Queen's and Toronto Unive...
(Sir James Douglas era) Hudson's Bay Company post, built on Lia...
(George Brown Era) His evidence on land grants in Upper Canada,...
(Sir James Douglas era) Sails for North-West Coast with Colnett...
Select Committee On Grievances
(William Lyon Mackenzie era) Seventh report of, 26; Mackenzie
Born in the parish of Symington, on the banks of
the Clyde, Sc...
Index : William Lyon Mackenzie Era A Man Ahead Of His Time 6 7 Speech On The Reform
Bill, 14, 15; his report on the Constitutional Act, 55; on the ...
(John Graves Simcoe era) In Upper Canada, 177.
Saunders John 1754-1834 Born In Virginia Joined The Royal Forces
and served throughout the War of Independence. Went to England;...
(Joseph Howe era) Chosen leader of Anti-Confederation party in
Sulte Benjamin 1841- Born At Three Rivers Served As A Volunteer
in the Fenian Raids, 1865-1866; employed in the Department of M...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Unsuccessful employment of by French at ...
Anderson David 1814-1885 Born In London England Educated At
Edinburgh Academy and at Exeter College, Oxford. Vice-principal...
A small tidal stream, flowing into the Basin of
Minas. Grand P...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Kirke's vessel before Quebec, 188, 19...
Journal De Quebec
(Sir Georges E. Cartier era) Cauchon writes for, 24; praises Ca...
(Wilmot era) Appointed to New Brunswick Council, 7.
Des Marets Claude Godet Sieur De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Son-in-law of Pont-Grave,
Earthquake Of 1663
Known in Canadian history as the "Great
Earthquake." The most ...
Probably a native of Genoa. Became a citizen of Venice,
March 28, 1476, and at that time had been a resident of the city for
fifteen years. Went to England, and in 1497, under the direct authority
of Henry VII, sailed to the westward on a voyage of discovery. Landed on
the shores of America, but his exact landfall has been a moot point. It
is now generally believed that it was the easternmost cape of Cape
Breton. The following year sailed again, but there is no record that he
ever returned from this second voyage. =Bib.=: Beazley, John and
Sebastian Cabot; Dawson, The Voyages of the Cabots (R. S. C., 1894,
1896, 1897); Deane, Voyages of the Cabots, in Winsor, Nar. & Cr.
Hist. of America, vol. 3; Harrisse, John Cabot, the Discoverer of
North America; Weare, Cabot's Discovery of North America; Ober. John
and Sebastian Cabot. =Cabot, Sebastian= (1477?-1557?). Son of John
Cabot. His share in the discovery of North America has been the subject
of much controversy. From having once been regarded as the sole
discoverer, it is now considered doubtful that he had anything to do
with the voyages of 1497 and 1498. He was in the service of Spain, and
also of England, receiving from Edward VI the title of Grand Pilot of
England. =Bib.=: Biddle, Memoir of Sebastian Cabot; Nicholls, Life of
Sebastian Cabot; Tarducci, John and Sebastian Cabot. These are
favourable to Sebastian's claims. See references under preceding entry
for the other side of the controversy.