Bonnycastle, Sir Richard Henry

Bonnycastle, Sir Richard Henry
   Born in England. Served in Canada in 1812, and engaged in the capture of Fort Castine. During the Rebellion of 1837-1838 commanded the engineers in Canada West, and defended Kingston in 1838; knighted for distinguished service, 1837. Afterwards commander of engineers in Newfoundland.
   Bib.: The Canadas in 1841. For biog., see Dict. Nat. Biog

The makers of Canada. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Richard Henry — is a name that may refer to several people:* Richard Henry (pseudonym), pseudonym credited on collaborative works of authors Richard Butler and Henry Chance Newton * Richard Treacy Henry (1845 1929), New Zealand naturalist and conservationist **… …   Wikipedia

  • Richard Henry Bonnycastle — Lieutenant Colonel Sir Richard Henry Bonnycastle (30 September 1791 ndash; 3 November 1847) was born in Woolwich and he became an officer of the British army active in Upper Canada. In his capacity as a military engineer, Bonnycastle oversaw the… …   Wikipedia

  • Amerika [1] — Amerika (gesch. Geogr.). I. Älteste Zeit. Daß A. den Alten bekannt war, glaubte man aus der von ihnen angeführten Atlantis (s.d.) vermuthen zu können; indeß gehört die Atlantis der vorhistorischen Zeit an. Dann hat man für A. die große,… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 1,000 Guineas Stakes — For races of a similar name, see Thousand Guineas (disambiguation). Group 1 race 1,000 Guineas Stakes Location Rowley Mile Newmarket, England Inaugurated 1814 Race type Flat / Thoroughbred Sponsor QIPCO …   Wikipedia