Simcoe, John


Simcoe, John
(1714-1759)
   Entered the navy and promoted captain, 1743; served on the court martial of Admiral Byng, 1756-1757. Commanded H. M. S. Pembroke at Quebec, 1759, and killed in action.
   Index: S Father of John Graves Simcoe, 15; sails with Admiral Saunders for Quebec, 16; his death, 16; story of his previous imprisonment at Quebec not authenticated, 16; his anticipation of the future greatness of Canada, 17; Lake Simcoe named after, 207.
   Bib.: Morgan, Cel. Can.

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  • Simcoe, John Graves — born Feb. 25, 1752, Cotterstock, Northamptonshire, Eng. died Oct. 26, 1806, Exeter, Devonshire British soldier and colonial administrator in Canada. He served in the American Revolution as commander of the Queen s Rangers (1777–79). He was taken… …   Universalium

  • Simcoe, John Graves — (1752 1806)    S Speaks in House of Commons on Constitutional Act, 7, 8; birth and family, 15; death of his father, 16; educated at Eton and Oxford, 17; obtains commission as ensign, 18; ordered to America, 18; obtains command of Queen s Rangers …   The makers of Canada

  • Simcoe, John Graves — (25 feb. 1752, Cotterstock, Northamptonshire, Inglaterra–26 oct. 1806, Exeter, Devonshire). Militar británico y administrador colonial en Canadá. Prestó servicios en la guerra de la independencia de los EE.UU. como comandante de los Queen s… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • John Graves Simcoe — (* 25. Februar 1752 in Cotterstock, Großbritannien; † 26. Oktober 1806 in Exeter) war von 1791 bis 1796 der erste Vizegouverneur von Oberkanada (Upper Canada), was etwa dem südlichen Teil der heutigen Provinz Süd …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Simcoe — ist der Familienname von: Anthony Simcoe (* 1969), australischer Schauspieler Elizabeth Simcoe (1762 o. 1766–1850), Ehefrau von John Graves Simcoe John Graves Simcoe (1752–1806), Vizegouverneur von Oberkanada (Upper Canada) Sonstiges: Simcoe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Scadding — (1754 ndash; March 1, 1824) was an early settler in York, Upper Canada (now Toronto). He served as clerk to Upper Canada s first lieutenant governor John Graves Simcoe.John Scadding is remembered via the Scadding Cabin, the oldest building in… …   Wikipedia

  • Simcoe-See — Der Lake Simcoe Lake Simcoe ist ein See im südlichen Teil der kanadischen Provinz Ontario, etwa 70 km nördlich der Metropole Toronto gelegen. Er ist der viertgrößte See der Provinz. Zur Zeit der ersten europäischen Erkundungen im 17. Jahrhundert… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • John Graves Simcoe — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Simcoe (homonymie). John Graves Simcoe John Graves Simcoe (25 février 1752 – 26 octobre …   Wikipédia en Français

  • john — /jon/, n. Slang. 1. a toilet or bathroom. 2. (sometimes cap.) a fellow; guy. 3. (sometimes cap.) a prostitute s customer. [generic use of the proper name] * * * I known as John Lackland born Dec. 24, 1167, Oxford, Eng. died Oct. 18/19, 1216,… …   Universalium

  • John — /jon/, n. 1. the apostle John, believed to be the author of the fourth Gospel, three Epistles, and the book of Revelation. 2. See John the Baptist. 3. (John Lackland) 1167? 1216, king of England 1199 1216; signer of the Magna Carta 1215 (son of… …   Universalium