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 baronets of New Scotland, with annotations, and a memoir

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  • Stirling, William Alexander, -- Earl of, -- 1567 or 8-1640.,
  • America -- Discovery and exploration -- English.,
  • Canada -- History -- To 1663 (New France).,
  • Nova Scotia -- History -- To 1784.,
  • Acadia -- History.

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Other titlesPublications of the Prince Society.
Statementby Edmund F. Slafter, A.M.
SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 16187
ContributionsSlafter, Edmund F., 1816-1906., Prince Society (Boston, Mass.).
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination4 microfiches (161 fr.)
Number of Pages161
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21357829M
ISBN 100665161875

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Rights: Public Domain, Google-digitized. Personal Nicknames: "Sir William Alexander 7th Baron of Menstry", "Sir William Alexander", "1st Earl of Stirling" Occupation: 1st Earl of Stirling, Scottish courtier, statesman, and poet who founded and colonized the region of Nova Scotia in Canada.

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ALEXANDER, Sir WILLIAM, the younger, eldest son of Sir William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, founder of a Scottish colony at Port-Royal (Annapolis Royal, N.S.); b. ; d. 18 May The younger Alexander was educated at Glasgow University, where Regent Blair remembered him as “my best beloved scholar.”.

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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.

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. William Joseph Alexander (born October 9, ) is an American writer and academic.

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McElderry Books in Awards: National Book Award for Young People's Literature. 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 the English begins in earnest.

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, who.

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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, )Cited by:   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

An encouragement to colonies by William Alexander Earl of Stirling,Printed by William Stansby edition, in EnglishPages: LIST OF COLONIAL IMMIGRANTS The following alphabetized list includes the names of the seventeenth-century immigrants whose Plantagenet ancestry is the subject of this book, together with several immigrants after who have been incidentally noted in the text or a footnote.

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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 His death was probably the. 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.

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Alexander was an educated, ambitious and bright young man and was proficient in mathematics and astronomy. He joined his mother in a successful provisioning business and, inmarried Sarah Livingston, the daughter of Philip Livingston () and sister of Governor William Livingston.

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