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  thePeerage.com - Margaret Barclay and others
     William Amherst is the son of Jeffrey Amherst and Elizabeth Kerrill.
He was the son of Jeffrey Amherst and Elizabeth Kerrill.
She married Field Marshal Sir Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst of Holmesdale, son of Jeffrey Amherst and Elizabeth Kerrill, on 20 May 1753 in Gray's Inn Chapel, London, England.
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William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst - William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst GCH (1773 - 1857), was Governor-General of India.
He was the nephew of Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, and succeeded to his title in 1797 by the remainder provided when the letters patent was renewed in 1788.
William Amherst, 3rd Earl Amherst - William Archer Amherst, 3rd Earl Amherst (26 March 1836–14 August 1910) was a British peer and Freemason, known as Viscount Holmesdale from 1857 to 1886.
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 Dictionary of Canadian Biography Online
Obtaining George II’s sanction for the grant to Amherst of the local rank of “Major General in America” was a delicate operation, in which William Pitt, secretary of state for the Northern Department, and the Duke of Newcastle, the prime minister, seem to have sought the aid of the king’s mistress, Lady Yarmouth.
Amherst “said I was come to take Canada and I did not intend to take anything less.” As at Louisbourg, he refused the French the honours of war, on the ground of the atrocities committed by their Indian allies.
Amherst wrote Johnson that he did not believe in “purchasing the good behavior, either of Indians, or any others”; “When Men of What race soever, behave ill they must be punished but not bribed.” As commander-in-chief Amherst was responsible for Indian policy, and his attitude doubtless contributed to producing the outbreak of 1763.
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He was the nephew of Jeffrey, Baron Amherst, and succeeded to his title in 1797 by the remainder provided when the patent of nobility was renewed in 1788.
Amherst led the British attack in 1758 on Louisbourg (the Siege of Louisbourg), and as leader of the British army in North America, helped the British seize most French territory in Canada.
Although Amherst's name is usually connected with this incident because he was the overall commander and because of his correspondence with Bouquet, from the evidence it appears that the attempt was made without Amherst's prior knowledge.
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 Amherst - UMassWiki
Amherst was a hero of the French and Indian War who, according to popular legend, singlehandedly won Canada for the English and banished France from North America.
Amherst was the birthplace and lifelong residence of Emily Dickinson.
On October 29, 1901 nurse Jane Toppan was arrested in Amherst for the murder of the Davis family of Boston by an overdose of morphine.
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 Amherst, Massachusetts - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The earliest known document of the lands now comprising Amherst is the deed of purchase dated December 1658 between John Pynchon of Springfield and three native inhabitants, referred to as Umpanchla, Quonquont and Chickwolopp.
Jeffery Amherst was also famous for considering, in a letter to a peer, the use of smallpox-covered blankets in warfare against the Native Americans.
Amherst is relatively unique among towns of its size in not having moved to a mayor-council or council-manager form of government.
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 Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jeffery Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst KB (sometimes spelled Geoffrey, or Jeffrey, he himself spelled his name as Jeffery) (January 29, 1717 – August 3, 1797) served as an officer in the British Army.
Amherst and Smallpox Blankets Excerpts from actual letters in which Lord Jeffery Amherst approves smallpox plan (dated July 16, 1763) and discusses other methods of genocide with Colonel Henry Bouquet.
Amherst and the conquest of Canada : selected papers from the correspondence of Major-General Jeffrey Amherst while Commander-in-Chief in North America from September 1758 to December 1760 / edited by Richard Middleton.
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 Amherst MA - Town of AmherstAmherst part of Hampshire country is located in Western Mass
Amherst part of Hampshire country is located in Western Massachusetts with geographical coordinates as 42 22' 25" N, 72 31' 15" W. The town is 312 feet above the ground.
Amherst is surrounded by Hadley in west, Sunderland and Leverett in north, Belchertown in east and Granby in South.
Amherst was a hero of the French and Indian war and supported the Americans in the Revolutionary war.
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 Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst Summary
Amherst was recalled to England in January 1758 and was given the rank of major general and command of an army of 14,000 men.
Amherst led the British attack in 1758 on Louisbourg (the Siege of Louisbourg), and as commander-in-chief of the British army in North America, helped the British seize most French territory in Canada.
Although Amherst's name is usually connected with this germ warfare because he was the overall commander and because of his correspondence with Bouquet, evidence appears to indicate that the attempt was made without Amherst's prior knowledge.
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Amherst College, Amherst College, Hampshire College, Hampshire College, Isenberg School of Management, Massachusetts Amherst, University of,...
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/William Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst
William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst GCH (1773 - 1857), was Governor-General of India.
On arriving at the Pei Ho (Hai River) he was given to understand that he could only be admitted to the Jiaqing Emperor's presence on condition of performing the kowtow, a ceremony which Western nations considered degrading, and which was, indeed, a homage exacted by a Chinese sovereign from his tributaries.
Lord Amherst held the office of Governor-General of British India from August 1823 to February 1828.
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 William Pitt Amherst, 1st Earl Amherst - China-related Topics WI-WL - China-Related Topics
He was the nephew of Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst of MontrealJeffrey, Baron Amherst, and succeeded to his title in 1797 by the remainder provided when the patent of nobility was renewed in 1788.
To this Lord Amherst, following the advice of Sir George Leonard Staunton, who accompanied him as second commissioner, refused to consent, as George Macartney, 1st Earl MacartneyLord Macartney had done in 1793, unless the admission was made that his sovereign was entitled to the same show of reverence from a mandarin of his rank.
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 The King's Royal Rifle Corps [UK]
F.M. Sir Jeffrey (Amherst), 1st Baron Amherst, KB [also 2nd Tp Horse Gds, 2nd Tp Horse Gren Gds, 3rd Foot, 15th Foot; C-in-C North America; Gov. Virginia]
F.M. Adolphus Frederick, 1st Duke of Cambridge, KG, GCB, GCMG, GCH
The Fort Michilimackinac Garrison of The 1st Battalion of The Royal American Regiment of Foot [Seven Years War; Michigan], by Dennis G. Lennox II.
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 Clinton Goveas :: Wikipedia Reference
The earliest documentation of Jews in Canada are British Army records from the French and Indian War, the North American part of the Seven Years' War.
In 1760, General Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst attacked and seized Montreal, winning Canada for the British.
When Samuel Bronfman became president of the Canadian Jewish Congress, he worked nonstop along with the Cooperative Commonwealth Federation (a social democratic political party) to make Canada a refuge for the increasingly desperate Jews of Europe.
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 amherst - Ask.com Web Search
Amherst College was intended to be a successor to Williams College, which...
A consortium of colleges in the Pioneer Valley: Amherst, Hampshire, Mount Holyoke, and Smith Colleges, and the University of Massachusetts...
Amherst Academy and Amherst College were both named for the town of Amherst, which in turn was named for Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst,...
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 Yorkshire history
On the 12 th May, 1686, Arthur (Herbert), 1st Earl of Torrington of the 1st Marines and Admiral, Commander in Chief of the fleet, became the Colonel of the regiment.
On the 1st of May, at dawn, troops were spotted crossing the Spey and the alarm raised but this only prompted Sir Thomas to mount a sudden cavalry attack on the Jacobite camp.
He was F.M. Sir Jeffrey (Amherst), 1st Baron Amherst, KB [also 2nd Tp Horse Gds, 2nd Tp Horse Gren Gds, 3rd Foot; Col.-in-Chief, 60th Foot; C-in-C North America; Gov. Virginia]; a man of serious military intent.
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 NPG 150; Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst
Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (1717-1797), Field Marshal.
Artist associated with 163 portraits, Sitter in 6 portraits.
NPG D15068: Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst (after)
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 US native tribes 'want smallpox vaccine now'
The apparent mastermind of the attack was Sir Jeffrey Amherst, also the 1st Baron of Montreal, who was considered a hero in London for leading the defeat of the French in Canada.
A letter written by Sir Jeffrey to an unidentified subordinate suggests that the attack was deliberate.
In spite of the allegations of germ warfare, Sir Jeffrey — who was made a field marshal in 1778 and then 1st Baron Amherst of Montreal in 1797 —; returned to Britain a hero.
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Ralph EURE, 3rd Baron Eure, MP, born 1558 Sep 24, died 1617 Apr 1; married 1st, by 1578, Mary TUNSTALL (died 1612 Mar 16); married 2nd, as 2nd husband, Elizabeth SPENCER (bur.
Greville Northey IRBY, 7th Baron Boston (cr 1761 Apr 10), born 1889 Aug 24, died 1958 Sep 16; married 1st, 1913 Sep 29 (div 1954), Constance Beryl LESTER (died 1969 Jan 17); married 2nd, 1954 Feb 6, as 2nd husband, Irene Frances HOLT (died 1987).
Anthony GREY, Earl of Harold, 3rd Baron Lucas of Crudwell, born 1696 Feb 21, died 1723 Jul 21 sp; married 1718 Feb 17, as 1st husband, Lady Mary TUFTON (Thanet, E) (born 1701 Jul 6, died 1785 Feb 12).
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 The critical period, 1763-1765&#059;: a machine-readable transcription.
Since the cabinet did not have sufficient knowledge of the local situation, the secretary at war sent instructions to Sir Jeffrey Amherst, at the time commander in chief of the forces in America, to send a plan of the distribution of troops, of which this is a copy.
In handling the delicate Indian situation, Amherst, who despised the natives, was not successful and aroused the enmity of Sir William Johnson, superintendent of Indians in the northern district.
The outbreak of Pontiac's conspiracy seemed to justify Johnson, and Amherst was recalled to England by a ministry that was opposed to William Pitt.
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1771) 1771 - 1782 Thomas Villiers, Baron Hyde of Hindon (from 1776, Thomas Villiers, Earl of Clarendon) (b.
1786) 1786 - 1803 Charles Jenkinson, Baron Hawkesbury (from 1796, Charles Jenkinson, Earl of Liverpool) (b.
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 British military people - LoveToKnow 1911
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1770) 1770 - 3 Aug 1797 Sir Jeffrey Amherst (from 1787, Jeffrey Amherst, Baron Amherst) (b.
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 Commander-in-Chief, North America - Wikipedia Mirror
1758 Field Marshal Sir Jeffrey Amherst, 1st Baron Amherst, KB
1880 Lt-Gen. Richard Amherst Luard, CB 1884 Lt-Gen. Sir Frederick Dobson Midleton, KCMG, CB 1890 Maj-Gen. The Rt.
Ivor John Caradoc (Herbert), 1st Baron Treowen, CB, CMG, KStJ
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 The Seven Years War in America - Syvårskrigen i Amerika
The attack and siege were commanded by Admiral Edward Boscawen and General Amherst.
After the fall of the fort, Cape Breton and Prince Edward's Island were occupied by the British forces.
K34 The Seven Years War, Julian S. Corbett, FS, 2001 (1st publ.
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