The Life Of William Alexander, Earl Of Stirling

With Selections From His Correspondence by William Alexander Duer

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC

Written in English
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  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • Biography/Autobiography
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Number of Pages296
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Open LibraryOL10579819M
ISBN 100548361908
ISBN 109780548361900
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On this day in , Sir William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling, died in London, bankrupt. [1] Sir William belonged to the Menstrie family, whose exact origins are unclear but who have always been recognised as a branch of the Clann Alasdair (the Macalisters). He was to be the most prominent of that family.   Sir William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, Earl of Devon, 1st Viscount Canada, scholar, poet, courtier, coloniser, and statesman, died on the 12th of September, William Alexander rose from his position as a lowly aristocrat in the Scotland of James VI to become an influential and notable member of the Courts of King James I of England (a.k.a. James VI of Scotland) and his son, Charles I & I. Born in in New York City, William Alexander was the son of James and Mary Alexander. From a well-to-do family, Alexander proved a good student with an aptitude for astronomy and mathematics. Completing his schooling, he partnered with his mother in a . Sarah Livingston, baptized at Albany, November 7, ; died in March, ; married, March 1, , General William Alexander, known by courtesy as Earl of Stirling, son of James Alexander, born in , in New York City. He received an excellent education and was especially proficient in .

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Nelson’s William Alexander, Lord Stirling, () is the biographical account of a man who served 18th-century American society as a prominent citizen in peacetime and as a soldier in the Seven Years’ War and the American the beginning of the Revolutionary War Stirling was appointed a colonel in the New Jersey Continental Line and from there rose to the rank of Major : Paul David Nelson.

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William Alexander, 1st earl of Stirling, also called (/09–) Sir William Alexander, (born c. Menstrie, Clackmannan, Scot.—died Feb. 12,London, Eng.), Scottish courtier, statesman, and poet who founded and colonized the region of Nova Scotia in Canada. When King James VI of Scotland ascended the English throne as James I inAlexander attended his court in London.

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Internet Archive BookReader The life of William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, Major-General in the Army of the United States during the Revolution: with selections from his correspondence. Alexander, Sir William, 1st earl of Stirling [S] (c–).Alexander was born at Menstrie in Clackmannanshire.

He established an early reputation as poet and dramatist, served at the court of Prince Henry, and was James VI and I made him master of. About this Book Catalog Record Details.

The life of William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, Major-General Duer, William Alexander, View full catalog record. Sir William Alexander (c), 1st bt. and 1st Earl of Stirling. William Alexander was the only son of Alexander Alexander (d. ) and Marion Graham, daughter of Gilbert Graham of Gartavertane.

[2][3]. His father died while he was young and his grand uncle James was appointed his tutor. ALEXANDER, Sir WILLIAM, Earl of Stirling (?–), was a poet and statesman. If, in connection with this name, the reader be covetous of an example of those ‘endless genealogies’ against which even an apostle warned, let him secure ‘Memorials of the Earl of Stirling and of the House of Alexander, by the Rev.

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Amazon Price New from Used from Author: William Alexander Duer. Prior to the Revolution, William Alexander was a British subject, as all Colonists were.

The Alexander family had emigrated from Scotland. The Alexander family had emigrated from Scotland. During a visit to England, William Alexander took the opportunity to file.

William Alexander, known as Lord Stirling, ( New York City – 15 January ), was an American Brigadier-General during the American Revolutionary der was considered male-heir to the title of Earl of Stirling through Scottish lineage (being the senior male descendant of the paternal grandfather of the first Earl of Stirling, who had died in ), and sought the title sometime Allegiance: United States.

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Alexander was known for overindulging in food and drink. These habits contributed to his early death of gout at Albany on Janu James McIntyre Moraine Valley Community College. Bibliography: Nelson, Paul D.

The Life of William Alexander, Lord Stirling. Tuscaloosa: University of Alabama Press, Valentine, Alan C. Lord Stirling. Duer, William Alexander, Life of William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, Major-General in the Army of the United States during the Revolution. New York: Pub. for the New Jersey Historical Society by Wiley & Putnam, (OCoLC) Named Person: William Alexander; William Alexander; William Alexander: Material Type: Fiction.

Though not always the most recognizable person in the Revolutionary War, William Alexander, "the Lord Stirling," was certainly a colorful figure nonetheless. Born in New York sometime in the yearhis father, James, served as an engineer for the Jacobite rebels in and so was promptly exiled from Scotland.

His mother, Mary, was a successful New York businesswoman, and. Nelsons William Alexander, Lord Stirling, () is the biographical account of a man who served 18th-century American society as a prominent citizen in peacetime and as a soldier in the Seven Years War and the American the beginning of the Revolutionary War Stirling was appointed a colonel in the New Jersey Continental Line and from there rose to the5/5.

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No path found to William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling. William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling MP Place of Burial: London, UK Birth: between circa and circa Menstrie, Clackmannanshire, Scotland, United Kingdom Death.

William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling (c. in Menstrie, Clackmannanshire – 12 September ) was a Scottish courtier and poet who was involved in the Scottish colonisation of Port Royal, Nova Scotia and Long Island, New literary works include Aurora (), The Monarchick Tragedies () and Doomes-Day (, ).

Free 2-day shipping. Buy The Life of William Alexander, Earl of Stirling at nd: William Alexander Duer. William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling (c. in Menstrie, Clackmannanshire – 12 September ) was a Scotsman who was an early developer of Scottish colonisation of Port Royal, Nova Scotia and Long Island, New York.

He was the son of Alexander of Menstrie and Marion, daughter of an Allan Couttie. Early life As a. This page was last modified12 May Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License; additional terms may Terms of.

The Poetical Works of Sir William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, Etc: Now First Collected and Edited, with Memoir and Notes; Volume 1 (Paperback or Softback) by William Alexander Stirling (Earl Of) and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at ALEXANDER, Sir WILLIAM, the younger, eldest son of Sir William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, founder of a Scottish colony at Port-Royal (Annapolis Royal, N.S.); b.

; d. 18 May The younger Alexander was educated at Glasgow University, where Regent Blair remembered him as “my best beloved scholar.”. Alexander, William, Earl of Stirling. William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, poet, courtier, colonizer (b at Menstrie, Scot c ; d at London, Eng ).

Although he never visited North America, he is remembered for his nationalistic foresight, and for providing. The Poetical Works of Sir William Alexander, Earl of Stirling, Etc.: Now First Collected and Edited, with Memoir and Notes by William Alexander Stirling.

William Alexander, Earl of Stirling (c., Menstrie, Clackmannanshire – 12 September) was a Scotsman who was an early developer. William Alexander, 1st earl of Stirling, Scottish courtier, statesman, and poet who founded and colonized the / The 3rd Earl died between November and June and was succeeded by his only son Henry Alexander, 4th Earl of Stirling (c).

In the s he and his sister, Lady Mary Alexander, both married children of Robert Lee of Binfield (Berks) and an old house at Binfield appears to have been the family’s main place of residence thereafter, although his son, Henry Alexander, 5th Earl of Author: Nick Kingsley.

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Menzies Fergusson (Book). William Alexander, 1st Earl of Stirling Rivers, Silence, Silent "Hoyt's New Cyclopedia Of Practical Quotations" by Jehiel Keeler Hoyt, p.Aurora (), Song, William Alexander, known as Lord Stirling, ( New York City – 15 January ), was an American major-general during the American Revolutionary der sought the title sometime afterand was considered male-heir to the title of Earl of Stirling through Scottish lineage, and this was decided in a Scottish Court.

The House of Lords ultimately over-ruled Scottish law and denied Allegiance: United States.Title: The life and service of Major-General William Alexander, also called the Earl of Stirling Author: Ditmas Charles Andrew This is an exact replica of a book.

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