Canadian History Dictionary Voltigeurs
(General Brock era) Corps raised and commanded by Colonel de Sa...
Atkins D A
(John Graves Simcoe era) Opens school at Napanee, 167.
Bullion Mme De
(Count Frontenac era) Benefactress of Hotel Dieu at Montreal, 2...
(John Graves Simcoe era) Appointed member of Legislative Counci...
Fort William Henry
On Lake George. =Index=: (Wolfe / Montcalm era) Siege and
Advocated by Thomas Pownall, governor of
Massachusetts Bay, in...
Olbeau Jean D'
Born in Langres. Joined the Jesuit College there in
1628. In 1...
One of the tribes of the Iroquois confederacy. They
(Count Frontenac era) Condemned by Champlain, 25; subject of di...
Bidwell Marshall Spring 1799-1872 Born In New England Came To
Canada with his father, 1812, and practised law. In 1824-1835 a...
(Count Frontenac era) Name given to Company of New France after...
Quinte Bay Of
An inlet of Lake Ontario, on the north shore. The name
is of I...
Methodist Church In Canada
Can be traced back to 1772, when a party
of Yorkshire Methodis...
Gomara Lopez De
(Samuel de Champlain era) Suggests a canal through Isthmus of P...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Meets Champlain on his return from th...
(Samuel de Champlain era) Montagnais chief, 159.
(Wolfe / Montcalm era) Take refuge in General Hospital, and ren...
(George Brown Era) Roads in Upper Canada in 1834, 54; improveme...
Hazen Robert Leonard 1806-1874 Born In St John New Brunswick
Studied law and called to the bar, 1832; sat for St. John in Ne...
The popular name given to the Temperance Act introduced by
Kirke Sir Lewis
Born 1599. Accompanied his brother Sir David Kirke
on his expeditions to Canada and Newfoundland. Fought on the side of
Charles during the Civil War. Commanded a troop of horse at the battle
of Edgehill; took part in the siege of Gloucester and in the battle of
Newbury; knighted by the king, 1643; made governor of Bridgenorth
Castle; heavily fined under Cromwell for his loyalty to Charles. After
the Restoration appointed captain and paymaster of the corps of
gentleman-at-arms. =Index=: (Count Frontenac era) Left in charge of Quebec, surrenders it
to French on conclusion of peace, 23. (Samuel de Champlain era) Resides in Fort St. Louis
after capitulation, 158; demands surrender of Quebec, 188-190; grants
articles of capitulation, 191, 192; receives keys of the fort, 195;
hoists English flag, 196; his courteous treatment of Champlain, 199;
shows religious intolerance, 206. =Bib.=: Kirke, The First English
Conquest of Canada; Parkman, Pioneers of France.
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