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  James Craig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
James Craig was born in Belfast, the son of wealthy whiskey distiller.
Craig rallied the Protestant opposition to Irish Home Rule in Ulster before the First World War, organising the Ulster Volunteer Force.
Craig still held the post of prime minister when he died peacefully at his home 1940 and was succeeded by the Minister of Finance John Andrews.
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 Multitext - James Craig   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
James Craig, First Viscount Craigavon (1871-1940), politician and prime minister of Northern Ireland; was born at the Hill, Sydenham, Belfast on 8 January 1871.
Craig was the youngest son of the wealthy distiller James Craig and his wife Eleanor Gilmore Browne.
Craig refused to nominate a Northern Ireland representative to the Boundary Commission and he signed the Tripartite Agreement with the British Prime Minister, Ramsay MacDonald and W. Cosgrave, President of the Executive Council of the Irish Free State, whereby the boundaries of Northern Ireland was ratified.
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 Clan Craig
Sir Thomas Craig (1538-1608) a direct descendant of the elder son of William, acquired the estate of Riccarton, Edinburgh.
Thomas' son, Sir James Craig of Craig Castle and Craigston of Co. Aberdeen, became one of the Scottish undertakers of the Ulster Plantation (N. Ireland) in 1610.
To quote Sir Bernard, "The office of 'King of Arms' is of feudal origin, and was one of the attributes of the pomp and splendor annexed to feudal sovereignty.
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 Sir James Kempt - LoveToKnow 1911
SIR JAMES KEMPT (1764-1854), British soldier, was gazetted to the 101st Foot in India in 1783, but on its disbandment two years later was placed on half-pay.
With his new regiment he went, under Craig, to the Mediterranean theatre of operations, and at Maida the light brigade led by him bore the heaviest share of the battle.
Employed from 1807 to 1811 on the staff in North America, Brevet-Colonel Kempt at the end of 1811 joined Wellington's army in Spain with the local rank of major-general, which was, on the 1st of January 1812, made substantive.
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 Sir James Henry Craig - Canadian Confederation
Sir James Henry Craig was appointed the seventh Governor of Canada on August 29, 1807, and held the position until October 23, 1811.
Craig arrived in Quebec in very difficult times.
Craig's first interest proved to be in military matters, since war between England and the United States seemed imminent.
www.collectionscanada.ca /confederation/023001-2084-e.html   (371 words)

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The land of James del Crag (James of the Craig), son of John del Crag (John of the Craig) in Ayrshire is mentioned in 1323.
The Craigs of Riccarton (near Edinburgh) are sprung from the Craigs of Craigston.
Sir James Craig, one of the sons of Sir Thomas, went to England in 1603, had grants of reversion of the clerkship of the Wardrobe and of the office of assistant clerk in the King's Great Wardrobe and in 1611 was granted a manor in Ulster and also, the manor of the Castle Craig.
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 Craig, Sir James Henry - HighBeam Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
CRAIG, SIR JAMES HENRY [Craig, Sir James Henry] 1748-1812, British soldier, governor of Canada (1807-11), b.
Craig was replaced for reasons of health by Sir George Prevost.
Sir Sean was the premium Bond, says rival Roger.
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 History of the Craig/Craigie Clan
A "craig" in Scots is a cliff or an outcrop of rock (Ailsa Craig in the Firth of Clyde being a prime example).
Sir Thomas was admired by King James VI and was one of the Scots invited to attend the coronation of King James as king of England in Westminster Abbey in 1603.
Sir James Craig took his family and followers to Ulster in 1610 during what was known as the "Plantations".
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 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for Craig,
Craig, Sir James Henry CRAIG, SIR JAMES HENRY [Craig, Sir James Henry] 1748-1812, British soldier, governor of Canada (1807-11), b.
Craig, John CRAIG, JOHN [Craig, John] 1512?-1600, Scottish minister of the Reformation.
Craig treasures the moment: Goalie on 1980 U.S. Olympic gold medal team still has flag that was wrapped around him at Lake Placid, and relishes lessons learned under Herb Brooks, but he lives for the present, not in the past.
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 Joseph Craig's Web Page
William was the father of the Reverend John Craig (1512-1600), famous churchman and religious reformer, colleague of John Knox, and founder of the Church of Scotland.
Thomas' son, Sir James Craig of Craig Castle and Craigston of Aberdeen became one of the Scottish undertakers of the Ulster Plantation.
Sir James went to England in 1603, had grants of revision of the clerkship of the Wardrobe and of the Office of Assistant Clerk in the King's Great Wardrobe.
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 Portrait of Sir James Gibson Craig (1765-1850) by Colvin Smith   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
His ancestor, Sir Alexander Gibson, lord president of the court of session in the reign of James VI, married the eldest daughter of Sir Thomas Craig of Riccarton, the feudal lawyer of Scotland [q.v.].
In 1823 James Gibson succeeded under entail to the estate of Riccarton (Midlothian), and took the additional name of Craig.He was educated at the high school, Edinburgh.
Craig and Jeffrey, though staunch friends and colleagues, had their differences; Jeffrey did not always sympathise with Craig's zeal, and Cockburn records that he had not infrequently, especially when lord advocate, to check his ‘interference.’ Craig was, indeed, somewhat wilful and fond of his own way, though his wilfulness was tempered by sound judgment.
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 Sir James Henry Craig
CRAIG, Sir James Henry, British soldier, born in Gibraltar in 1749; died 12 January, 1812.
At the age of fourteen the son entered the army with the rank of ensign, and in 1770 was aide-de-camp to General Sir Robert Boyd, governor of Gibraltar.
Garneau, the French Canadian historian, though not regarding Sir James with special favor, exonerates him from any great culpability in the matter, placing the blame upon Chief-Justice Sewell, who was at the head of the council.
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 James Craig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
James Henry Craig (1748–1812), British military officer and colonial administrator of The Canadas
James Craig (VC) (1825–1855), Scottish recipient of the Victoria Cross in 1855
James Craig (Ontario MPP) (1823–1874), Canadian politician who represented Glengarry in the 1st and 2nd Ontario Parliaments
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 James Henry Craig - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
General Sir James Henry Craig KB (Gibraltar 1748 – 12 January 1812 London) was a British military officer and colonial administrator.
Craig concurrently held the positions of Governor-General of the Canadas and lieutenant-governor of Lower Canada from 1807 to 1811.
Craig considered measures such as creating English counties and replacing the legislative assembly with an appointed government as a means of increasing the power of English speakers in predominantly French Lower Canada.
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 Ulster Unionist Party - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Until almost the very end of its period of power in Northern Ireland the UUP was led by a combination of landed gentry (Sir Basil Brooke [later Lord Brookeborough], Terence O'Neill and James Chichester-Clark) and gentrified industrial magnates (Sir James Craig later Lord Craigavon, and John Miller Andrews).
In 1922, Sir Edward Carson warned the new unionist leadership of Northern Ireland against practicing any discrimination towards the catholic minority in the province.
In a sign of the changing nature of modern Northern Ireland, the UUP had one Roman Catholic MLA (member of the Northern Ireland Legislative Assembly) (Sir John Gorman) until the 2003 election, while a debate is continuing on whether to break the link with the Orange Order.
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/Ulster_Unionist_Party   (1433 words)

 The Scot in British North America - Chapter III Constitutional Rule prior to 1812   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Sir Alexander Mackenzie, of whom we shall have more to say in connection with the North-west, was originally a Canadian merchant.
James McGill, who sat in several parliaments and was an Executive Councillor for some years, has already been referred to at length.
During Sir James Craig’s administration, there was a critical struggle between the advanced spirits of the French Canadian party and the Executive.
www.electricscotland.com /history/canada/scot/chapter14.htm   (2337 words)

 Paget James - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Paget, Sir James, 1st Baronet (1814–1899), English surgeon, one of the founders of pathology.
James (saints), name of three saints, figures in the 1st-century Christian Church.
James (book of Bible), book of the New Testament, one of seven New Testament Epistles that are known collectively as the Catholic, or General,...
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 Field Officers of the Canadian Regiment of Fencible Infantry in the War of 1812
Son of Sir James Cockburn, Baronet, he secured his captaincy in the 60th at the age of 24 and served with that regiment in South America in 1807 and between 1809 and 1811 on the Peninsula.
James Eccles, a former captain in the King's New Brunswick Regiment of the 1790's and a veteran of the American Revolution, had received his captaincy on 6 August 1803, fourteen days before De Haren, making Eccles first in line for promotion.
Maria Clara was the youngest daughter of the late James Cuthbert, seigneur of Berthier, and an English Canadian by birth.
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 Talk:James Craig - Politics.ie Wiki   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
I think it would be a slight annoyance and inconvenience to a user who searched for Collins, Cox and Craig, looking for the one they would 90% chance be looking for, to be asked whether it is the famous one or one they may never have heard of that they are looking for.
So that it's clear, what I propose with Craig is this: James Craig should be a redirect to James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon.
Also, on James Craig (University of Dublin) there would be a link to James Craig, 1st Viscount Craigavon, saying again that they are different people.
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 Edward Gordon Craig ( - ) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Craig Mulholland R.F.I.D. Craig Mulholland was born in Glasgow in 1969, and graduated from Glasgow School of Art in 1991.
Craig Varjabedian approaches the making of a photograph with the skill of a well-trained photographer and sensitivity to what he calls the power of place.
Briar Craig is a Kelowna-based artist with an MVA in printmaking from the University of Alberta, and BFA from Queen’s University.
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 The Life and Correspondence of Sir Isaac Brock, by Ferdinand Brock Tupper   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Sir R. Sheaffe and armistice—­Further remarks on Sir Isaac Brock—­Americans obtain the command of Lake Ontario—­Capture of York—­Attack on Sackett’s Harbour—­Colonel Proctor’s proceedings near Detroit—­Defeat of British squadron on Lake Erie—­Retreat and surrender of Major-General Proctor’s army—­Capture of Fort George, and surprise of the American troops at Stoney Creek—­Attack on Michilimakinack—­23 British deserters—­Peace—­Sir G.
President Dunn, and Colonel Brock resided at Quebec, in command of the forces, until the arrival of the governor-general, Sir James Craig, in October, 1807, who appointed him to act as a brigadier, which appointment was confirmed by the king, to date from the 2d of July, 1808.
Craig was present, and a ball to a vast assemblage of all descriptions.
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 Ulster Unionist Party - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
Until almost the very end of its period of power in Northern Ireland the Unionist Party was led by a combination of landed gentry (Sir Basil Brooke [later Lord Brookeborough], Terence O'Neill and James Chichester-Clark) and gentrified industrial magnates (Sir James Craig later Lord Craigavon, and John Miller Andrews).
In 1922, Sir Edward Carson warned the new unionist leadership of Northern Ireland against practising any discrimination towards the Roman Catholic minority in the region.
Lady Sylvia Hermon MP is the wife of former RUC Chief Constable, Sir John Hermon.
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 ::Sir Edward Carsons::
Made up of Roman Catholics, it was seen as a force that would defend the rights of the Roman Catholics, who primarily lived in the southern counties and outside of Ulster.
To counter this, Carsons and Sir James Craig (later to be Northern Ireland’s first Prime Minister) created the Ulster Volunteer Force.
Sir Edward Carsons was the accepted leader of the Protestant Ulster camp.
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 Sir George Arthur
He entered the army in 1804, and served in Sir James Craig's expedition to Italy in 1806.
He was afterward military secretary to Sir George Don, governor of Jersey, and in 1812, having attained his majority in the 7th West India regiment, he joined it in Jamaica, and within a short time was appointed assistant quartermaster-general of the forces in that island.
In 1814 he was appointed lieutenant governor of British Honduras, holding at the same time the rank of colonel on the staff, thus exercising the military command as well as the civil government.
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 Ireland's OWN: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
In the Six Counties almost one-fourth of the candidates were returned in non-recognition of the Act, while Sir James Craig himself said, they (he and his friends) accepted the parliament conferred upon them by the Act only as "a great sacrifice".
AN historic letter from Michael Collins, which has never before been published, reveals that the Free State leader was totally outmanouvered in his dealings with Unionist leader James Craig during the negotiations to draw up the border between the-then Irish Free State and Northern Ireland.
But what happened was that Craig stuck to his guns and got his Six Counties and Collins ended up embroiled in the Civil War before being shot dead.
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 James Craig — FactMonster.com
Sir James Henry Craig - Craig, Sir James Henry, 1748–1812, British soldier, governor of Canada (1807–11), b.
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Craig T. - JAMES, Craig T. (1941—) JAMES, Craig T., a Representative from Florida; born in Augusta,...
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 MEI: Who's Who?
Sir Dennis Walters MBE - One of MEI's founders in 1971.
Sir James Craig GCMG - Joined the Board in 1987 after serving as Ambassador to Syria and Saudi Arabia.
Sir Alan Munro KCMG - Former British Ambassador to Algeria and Saudi Arabia and now vice-chairman of the British Red Cross Society.
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 Sir. John Caldwell   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The estate was one of the properties on which his father had taken a 99-year lease from Lieutenant-General James Murray* in 1774 and which he was to buy in 1801.
In 1817 Caldwell sold Belmont to James Irvine* for £4,000 and then divided his time between his residence at Quebec and his seigneurial manor-house at Pointe-Lévy (Lauzon and Lévis).
Caldwell and Davidson held jointly one of the seven shares, and Caldwell was to furnish the same equipment as in the first arrangement.
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 WashingtonPost.Com Flashback: Lloyd George Acts for Irish Peace
London, June 25 -- Premier Lloyd George has sent a letter to both Eamonn de Valera, the Irish Republican leader and Sir James Craig, the Ulster premier, declaring the British government to be deeply anxious that King George's appeal for reconciliation in Ireland shall not be made in vain.
We wish that no endeavor should be lacking on our part to realize the king's prayer and we ask you to meet us as we will meet you in the spirit of conciliation for which his majesty appealed.
It is pointed out that this peace move by the government is the most liberal made thus far in view of the fact that no conditions are imposed for the meeting.
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