Download Canadian Campaigns 1860-70 (Men-at-Arms 249) by David Ross PDF

By David Ross

ISBN-10: 1855322269

ISBN-13: 9781855322264

It truly is anticipated that at the very least 20,000 British North american citizens, and probably as many as 50,000 served within the US military through the Civil battle. No had the warfare attracted to an in depth than a brand new probability materialised south of the border: The Fenian Brotherhood, the yankee department of the Irish Republican military. The Brotherhood's fundamental objective was once Irish independence; this they might try and in attaining via an invasion of Canada. This tremendous textual content via David Ross and supply Tyler examines the Canadian campaigns 1860-70, illustrated by way of a variety of pictures and 8 complete web page color plates by way of Rick Scollins.

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4r, AST1. See also “Le sommayre de la vie… Jacques de Savoye,” AST1; Henry II patents dated 24-­XI-­1548, AST1, PGN, cat. 9, mz. 1, no. 1. 12 In early 1550, the king dispatched Jacques on a diplomatic mission to Rome. Jacques made a detour to Vercelli, where he met with his uncle to discuss reconciliation with Henry II, and once he reached Rome he held discussions with other Savoyard officials. 13 Jacques’ awareness of his position as second in line to the Savoyard throne (and immediate heir after Charles III’s death in 1553) expressed itself through the maintenance of warm relations with the duke of Savoy and those in his service—­even though these were enemy officials!

On top of this, Duke Charles III was confronted with the conversion of the canton of Bern, his most powerful northern neighbor, to the Reformed religion. After 1528, the Bernese actively supported those in the Savoyard lands, especially Vaud and Geneva, who shared their faith. The Genevan city councils were already hostile toward the other two authorities in the city, the prince-­ bishop (traditionally a member of the house of Savoy) and the duke himself, and in the 1520s this conflict took on a religious dimension.

5, no. 3; and patents of Henry II dated 27-­VII-­1548 and 16-­IX-­1548, AST1, PGN, cat. 3, mz. 5, no. 4. 87. Patents dated 10-­V-­1549, AST1, PGN, cat. 3, mz. 6, no. 6; description of Charlotte’s funeral, undated, AST1, PGN, cat. 3, mz. 6, no. 7. 88. “Le sommayre de la vie … Jaques de Savoye,” fol. 1r–­v. For Charlotte’s administration, see her instructions (dated Chazey 28-­II-­1545) to the Genevois castellans in 1545 and other correspondence in AST1, PGN, cat. 2, mz. 5, no. 1. 89. Avezou, “Le rôle d’Annecy,” 9, 11–­12, 18, 22–­23.

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