Canadian History Dictionary Norway House
Also known at one time as Jack River House. A post of
(Tilley era) Elected for St. John, New Brunswick, 25.
(Joseph Howe era) Member of Lord Falkland's Council, 69; declar...
Bib : Bryce Manitoba And Hudson's Bay Company Ross Red River
Settlement; Begg, History of the North-West. See also Red River...
Fitzmaurice Lord Edward
(Lord Dorchester era) On Germain, 170.
(Samuel de Champlain era) Montagnais chief, 139, 163; found to ...
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Captain of, replies to French sentries i...
(Lord Elgin era) Solicitor-general, last in Hincks-Morin govern...
(General Brock era) Surrenders Michilimackinac, 211; killed at
(Tilley era) Returned for St. John, 25.
(Joseph Howe era) Chosen leader of Anti-Confederation party in
(Lord Dorchester era) Hampshire residence of Lord Dorchester, 3...
Nelson Robert 1794-1873 Born In Montreal Practised As A Surveyor
and in 1812 served during the War. In 1827 elected with Louis J...
Durham John George Lambton Earl Of 1792-1840 Entered British
Parliament, 1814, for county of Durham, and won recognition as ...
Mclean John 1828-1886 Born In Scotland Educated At The University
of Aberdeen; ordained priest, 1858, and became curate of St. Pa...
Montigny Abbe De
(Bishop Laval era) Title borne by Laval in his youth, 7, 19.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) His account of Montcalm before the battl...
Vincent John 1765-1848 Born In England In 1781 Entered The Army
as ensign, and promoted lieutenant the same year. In 1786 capta...
Bib : Dionne Pierre Bedard Et Son Temps R S C 1898
Harrison Samuel Bealey
(Lord Sydenham era) Provincial secretary for Upper Canada,
Drake Sir Francis 1540?-1596 Sailed From Plymouth For The River
Plate, 1577; passed through the Straits of Magellan, 1578; plundered
Valparaiso, 1579, and explored the western coast of North America the
same year; returned to England, 1580, by way of the Cape of Good Hope.
Vice-admiral of the fleet in the defeat of the Spanish Armada off
Gravelines, 1588. Died on board his own ship off Porto Bello and buried
at sea. =Index=: (Sir James Douglas era) On Pacific coast, 7, 8; lays foundation of British
naval supremacy, 16; takes possession of Pacific coast for Queen
Elizabeth, 62; and the Spaniards, 147. =Bib.=: Southey, Lives of the
Admirals; Corbett, Drake and the Tudor Navy; Payne, Voyages of the
Elizabethan Seamen to America; Froude, English Seamen in the
Seventeenth Century; Laut, Vikings of the Pacific; Dict. Nat. Biog.
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