Sir William Alexander and North American Colonization a reappraisal by John G. Reid

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Published by University of Edinburgh, Centre of Canadian Studies in Edinburgh .

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Subjects:

  • Stirling, William Alexander, -- Earl of, -- 1567 or 8-1640.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration.,
  • Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France),
  • Nova Scotia -- History -- 1603-1713

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Statementby John G. Reid.
ContributionsUniversity of Edinburgh. Centre of Canadian Studies.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE101 .R45 1990
The Physical Object
Pagination18 p.
Number of Pages18
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18366858M
ISBN 100905244052

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2 Sir William Alexander and North American Colonization (pp. ) On 12 FebruarySir William Alexander, first Earl of Stirling, died in London, at the approximate age of sixty-three years.¹ Sir William Alexander and North American Colonization book death was probably the only way in which Alexander could have obtained release from.

Reid, John G., ‘Sir William Alexander and North American colonisation: a reappraisal’, a lecture delivered at the university of Edinburgh, published by the Centre for Canadian Studies (Edinburgh, ). Buy An encouragement to colonies (Slafter, E.F. Sir William Alexander and American colonization) by Stirling, William Alexander (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store.

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Click Download or Read Online button to get william alexander lord stirling book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Nova Scotia () The first documented Scottish settlement in the Americas was of Nova Scotia in On 29 Septemberthe charter for the foundation of a colony was granted by James VI of Scotland to Sir William Alexander.

Between andSir William launched four attempts to send colonists to Nova Scotia; all failed for various reasons. Nova Scotia () The first documented Scottish settlement in the Americas was of Nova Scotia in On 29 Septemberthe charter for the foundation of a colony was granted by James VI of Scotland to Sir William Alexander.

[1] Between andSir William launched four attempts to send colonists to Nova Scotia; all failed for various reasons. PART ONE: COLONIAL HABITATION 2 Sir William Alexander and North American Colonization 23 3 Environment and Colonization Styles in Early Acadia and Maine 40 4 The 'Lost Colony' of New Scotland and Its Successors, to 53 PART TWO: IMPERIAL EXCHANGE 5 'The best Conditioned Gentleman in the World'.

Verbal and Physical Abuse in. Sir William Alexander (c), 1st bt. and 1st Earl of Stirling. William Alexander was the only son of Alexander Alexander (d. ) and Marion Graham, daughter of Gilbert Graham of Gartavertane. [2][3]. His father died while he was young and his grand uncle James was appointed his tutor.

William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling (). From Agnes C. Laut, Canada: The empire of the north, Ginn, Courtesy Wikimedia Commons. Sir William Alexander, Earl of Stirling (.

- 12 February ) was a Scottish poet and nobleman, who was an early promoter of Scottish colonisation of Port Royal, Nova Scotia, and Long Island, New York.

Available in the National Library of Australia collection. Author: Stirling, William Alexander, Earl of, or ; Format: Book, Microform, Online; 47 p., [2. Scottish poet and statesman Born c Died William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, most generally known as Sir William Alexander, son of Alexander Alexander of Menstrie (Clackmannanshire), was born at Menstrie House, near Stirling, about The family was old and claimed to be descended from Somerled, Lord of the Isles, through John, lord of the Isles.

In King James I of England (VI of Scotland) awarded the lands of Acadia to Sir William Alexander for the purpose of founding the colony of Nova Scotia.

In his son King Charles I ceded Acadia back to France, and, under the Company of New France, a renewed period of French colonization followed. A bitter struggle for power broke out in. Edition Notes STC (2nd ed.) a Reissue of 1st ed., Dedicated to Prince Charles.

In it was reissued without the dedication, and with new t.p.: The map and description of New-England; together with a discourse of plantation, and colonies: also, A relation of the nature of the climate and how it agrees with our owne country England.

Books shelved as colonization-of-the-americas: Christopher Columbus and the Conquest of Paradise by Kirkpatrick Sale, The Conquest of America: The Questi. 7 For a brief recent assessment of Alexander's significance see Reid, Sir William Alexander and North American Colonization: A Reappraisal (Edinburgh, I ).

8 McGrail, Alexander, For arguments in favor of i as the correct date see Insh, Scottish Colonial Schemes, 2Harvey, "Sir William Alexander. Slafter, Edmund F. (Edmund Farwell), Sir William Alexander and American colonization, including three royal charters, a tract on colonization, a patent of the County of Canada and of Long Island, and the roll of the knights.

ALEXANDER, Sir WILLIAM, Earl of Stirling (?–), was a poet and statesman. If, in connection with this name, the reader be covetous of an example of those ‘endless genealogies’ against which even an apostle warned, let him secure ‘Memorials of the Earl of Stirling and of the House of Alexander, by the Rev.

Charles Rogers, LL.D.’ 2 vols. 8vo. The following is information found in the records of the National Archives and Records Administration. It identifies the record group and series, with brief descriptions and locations.

It does not provide actual documents. Some of the records are microfilmed, and have been noted. For further insight, see Walter B. Hill Jr.'s Prologue article on this topic.

It was during September of that James the First of England granted1 a sizable part of the north-eastern coast of North America to a Scottish nobleman, Sir William Alexander of Menstrie, Earl of Stirling.2 The royal charters, like all important state documents of the time, were in Latin.

Thus it was that the words "Nova Scotia" were first. American Flag. Mexican War. Republic of Texas. Indians. Alexander, SIR WILLIAM, patentee of Nova Scotia, and a poet and court favorite, to whom James I. and Charles I. were much attached.

He was born at Menstrie, Scotland, in William Hoge "of County of Monmouth in the Eastern Division of New Jersey a Taylor" purchased acres of land 11 Nov on a branch of the Elk River in East Nottingham Twp, Chester County, Pennsylvania (Chester Co Deed Book D Pg.

Taxes were not recorded in Chester County until William Hoge appears on these records until American readers interested in European colonization of North America will be forgiven if they are unfamiliar with Sir William Alexander's attempt in / to send Scots settlers to Nova Scotia under the command of his son and an unpredictable.

11 Jan. –16 Apr. William Alexander Smith, businessman, farmer, and local historian, was born in Anson County, the son of William Gaston Smith (–79), a planter, miller, merchant, magistrate, militia officer, chairman of the trustees of the Carolina Female College, and leader of the local Methodist mother was Eliza Sydnor Nelme of Anson County.

The colonization of North American went through long period of war between major European powers. Unlike other region in the world where the scramble for colonization witnessed less incidences of hostility, North America was a battle ground between major European powers including Britain and Frances.

John Alexander (son of Sir William Alexander, First Earl of Stirling and Lady Janet Erskin) was born Abt. in /Menstrie/ Parish of Logie/ Clackmann., Stirling, Scotland, and died Abt. in Stafford Co, VA. He married Agnes Grahame on Abt. in Tassagart, Saggart, Co Dublin, Ireland. Hornsby, Stephen J.

British Atlantic, American Frontier: Spaces of Power in Early Modern British America. Lebanon, NH: University Press of New England, E-mail Citation» Uses staple thesis theory to devise a regional grouping of early North American and West Indian regions that is economically rather than geographically derived.

Meinig. By William Johnston (Stratford, ) - OL * The McCabe List: Early Irish in the Ottawa Valley transcription; Irish emigrants in The Irish Emigration Database * Names on the Irish Wall, Toronto names of famine victims listed on the Memorial (N.

Ireland, undated) - Ulster Ancestry Free Pages website * Ontarian Families Genealogies of United Empire Loyalist and. BOOK REVIEWS AND BOOK NOTES of ideas which profoundly influenced England's attitude toward colonization. Men like Sir William Alexander, Richard Whitbourne, Richard Eburne, and others were writing about ventures to the north, but the theory of colonial.

ALEXANDER, Sir William, earl of Stirling, b. in ; d. in London, 12 Sept., When a young man he was appointed tutor to the earl of Argyll and accompanied him abroad. At a later date he received the place of gentleman usher to Prince Charles, son of James VI.

of Scotland, and continued in favor at court after the king became James I. of England. National Book Awards, annual awards given to books of the highest quality written by Americans and published by American publishers.

The awards were founded in by the American Book Publishers Council, American Booksellers Association, and Book Manufacturers Institute. From to they. The English, lead by Sir Humphrey Gilbert, had claimed St.

John's, Newfoundland in as the first North American English colony by royal prerogative of Queen Elizabeth I. The English would establish additional colonies in Cupids and Ferryland, Newfoundland beginning in and soon after founded the Thirteen Colonies to the south. On the Septem. Through the good graces of his friend King Charles, Sir William Alexander, the Earl of Stearling obtained a Plymouth Colony patent for all of Long Island in Sterling appointed James Farrett as his American agent in This is when colonization by.

Upon his favorable representation, a company was formed in England for trading with the natives; and, in May,through the agency of Sir William Alexander, the Scottish proprietary of Nova Scotia, a royal license was issued, sanctioning the commerce, and conferring on Clayborne powers of government over the companions of his voyages.

VIII. SIR ALEXANDER MACKENZIE, eighth of Coul, an officer in the Bengal army. He died unmarried on the 3rd of January,and was succeeded by his next brother, IX. SIR WILLIAM MACKENZIE, ninth of Coul. He was born on the 20th of May,and on the 16th of August,married Agnes, daughter of Ross Thomson, of Ardmore, Derry, and died.

Along with the British Army were two major figures assigned to essentially guide the government of Shah Shuja, Sir William McNaghten and Sir Alexander Burnes.

The men were two well-known and very experienced political officers. Burnes had lived in Kabul previously, and had written a book about his time there.The Poetical Works of Sir William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, Etc.: Now First Collected and Edited, with Memoir and Notes by William Alexander Stirling.

William Alexander, Earl of Stirling (c., Menstrie, Clackmannanshire – 12 September) was a Scotsman who was an early developer. William Alexander, 1st earl of Stirling, Scottish courtier, statesman, and poet who founded .

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