Canadian History Dictionary Galinee Rene De Brehant De
A member of a noble family of Brittany;
came to Canada in 1668...
Dalling's Light Infantry
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) In battle of Ste. Foy, 257, 259.
(Count Frontenac era) Governor Villebon of Acadia establishes h...
Near Quebec. =Index=: (Sir Frederick Haldimand era) Formerly Mo...
Van Rensselaer Solomon 1774-1852 Born In Rensselaer County New
York. Entered the army in 1792 as a cornet of cavalry, later be...
Battle in War of 1812, Oct. 26, 1813. The stream from
(Samuel de Champlain era) Jesuit, landed at Grand Cibou, 200; w...
Index : Joseph Howe Era Appointed Solicitor-general 1834 57 Becomes Member Of
Executive and Legislative Councils, 1838, 57; leader of party o...
Membre Zenobius 1645-1687 Born In France The First Novice In The
Recollet province of St. Anthony. In 1675 came to Canada; in 16...
Alexander Of Rhodes Father L Recommends Laval For Mission Work In
(Samuel de Champlain era) Huron village, 88.
Vincent De Paul Saint 1576-1660 Born In Pouay Studied For The
priesthood and ordained, 1600. In 1617 founded the Congregation...
Company Of De Caen
Organized by William de Caen and his nephew Emery,
(Lord Dorchester era) Commanded by Allen, 202.
(Joseph Howe era) Chosen leader of Anti-Confederation party in
First Roman Catholic bishop of Vancouver Island,
(Mackenzie / Selkirk / Simpson era) His account of the voyage o...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Captain of the Levrier, one of the tw...
Laval Henri De
(Bishop Laval era) His letter to his brother the bishop, 139; s...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Daughter of Abraham Martin, 146.
Kirke Sir David 1596-1655? Born In Dieppe Son Of A Scottish
merchant. Went to England, and, with his two brothers, given command of
an expedition against the French in Canada, 1627. Appeared before
Quebec, but Champlain, who was then in charge, refused to surrender.
Returned down the river, met and defeated the French squadron under De
Roquemont, in July, 1628, and reappeared before Quebec the following
year, when the garrison, reduced to starvation, was forced to surrender.
Knighted by Charles I, 1633, and obtained a grant of lands in
Newfoundland. Appointed governor of the island; removed by Cromwell; and
returned in 1652. =Index=: (Samuel de Champlain era) Commands expedition against Quebec, 173;
acts under authority of Sir William Alexander, 176; his letter to
Champlain, 176; sails for Europe, 179; spends several days in Quebec,
204; accused by Champlain of intolerance, 205, 206; learns of treaty of
peace between England and France, 207. (Count Frontenac era) Captures Quebec, 21. =Bib.=:
Kirke, The First English Conquest of Canada; Parkman, Pioneers of
France; Cyc. Am. Biog.
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