Thursday, 18 March 2010

Random other stuff - the Battle for Quebec

If you have access to the fantastic BBC iPlayer, you may want to spend a pleasant hour watching a new documentary about the Seven Years War, and in particular the British - French conflict in "Nouvelle France" which led to the British capture of Quebec in 1759.

It's not a conflict that I had any real knowledge of, but the British victory and subsequent takeover of that part of Canada meant that British people were needed to populate it - hence the Irish resettlement programme which led to some of our Fitzhenry families finding their way there.

Here's the link:

It should work until next Monday.

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