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French, Scottish, Irish, and Germans migrated to the developing seacoast town, representing numerous Protestant denominations, as well as Roman Catholicism and Judaism.
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French and Scottish
After trouble with an incompetent Swiss French nursery helper Marcelle for toddler Rosalind, she decides " Scottish preferred .. good with the young.
Some beers today, such as Fraoch by the Scottish Heather Ales company and Cervoise Lancelot by the French Brasserie-Lancelot company, use plants other than hops for flavouring.
In addition to English being the film's primary language, French, Latin, and Scottish Gaelic are also spoken.
The French quickly defeated the Scottish at Baleine and established the first permanent settlements on Île Royale: present day Englishtown ( 1629 ) and St. Peter's ( 1630 ).
The island's residents can be grouped into five main cultures ; Scottish, Mi ' kmaq, Acadian, Irish, and English, with respective languages Gaelic ( Scottish and Irish ), Mi ' kmaq, French, and English.
The Scottish historian Thomas Carlyle suggested somewhat more serious English names in his 1837 work The French Revolution: A History, namely Vintagearious, Fogarious, Frostarious, Snowous, Rainous, Windous, Buddal, Floweral, Meadowal, Reapidor, Heatidor, and Fruitidor.
International excursions around that time were invariably against domestic neighbours: the Welsh, Irish, Cornish, and the Hundred Years ' War against the French and their Scottish allies.
Following the French committee's findings, in his Elements of the Philosophy of the Human Mind ( 1818 ), Dugald Stewart, an influential academic philosopher of the " Scottish School of Common Sense ", encouraged physicians to salvage elements of Mesmerism by replacing the supernatural theory of " animal magnetism " with a new interpretation based upon " common sense " laws of physiology and psychology.
The development of bleaching powder ( calcium hypochlorite ) by Scottish chemist Charles Tennant in about 1800, based on the discoveries of French chemist Claude Louis Berthollet, revolutionised the bleaching processes in the textile industry by dramatically reducing the time required ( from months to days ) for the traditional process then in use, which required repeated exposure to the sun in bleach fields after soaking the textiles with alkali or sour milk.
During the first 80 years the French and Acadians were in Nova Scotia, there were nine significant battles as the English and Scottish ( later British ), Dutch and French fought for possession of the colony.
According to the 2001 Canadian Census, the largest ethnic group consists of people of Scottish descent ( 38. 0 %), followed by English ( 28. 7 %), Irish ( 27. 9 %), French ( 21. 3 %), German ( 4. 0 %), and Dutch ( 3. 1 %) descent.
Pierre Trudeau was born in Montreal to Charles-Émile Trudeau, a French Canadian businessman and lawyer, and Grace Elliott, who was of French and Scottish descent.
Robert I ( 11 July 1274 – 7 June 1329 ), popularly known as Robert the Bruce ( Medieval Gaelic: Roibert a Briuis ; modern Scottish Gaelic: Raibeart Bruis ; Norman French: Robert de Brus or Robert de Bruys ), was King of Scots from 25 March 1306, until his death in 1329.
The most notable influences come from English, Scottish, Irish, German, French, Native American, and African American cuisines.
Eventually, a third attempt made in 1520 with a large army of French, German and Scottish mercenaries proved successful.
Sir William Wallace ( Medieval Gaelic: Uilliam Uallas ; modern Scottish Gaelic: Uilleam Uallas ; Norman French: William le Waleys ; ; died 23 August 1305 ) was a Scottish knight and landowner who became one of the main leaders during the Wars of Scottish Independence.
The Protestants agreed, but when the Queen Regent entered Perth, she garrisoned it with Scottish soldiers on the French pay roll.
For the final stage of the revolution, Maitland appealed to Scottish patriotism to fight French domination.
* A small Scottish and French force invades Northumberland, loots the city of Berwick-upon-Tweed and defeats a small English force at the Battle of Nesbit Moor ( 1355 ).
French and Irish
* 1798 – French troops land in Kilcummin harbour, County Mayo, Ireland to aid Wolfe Tone's United Irishmen's Irish Rebellion.
* 1798 – Wolfe Tone's United Irish and French forces clash with the British Army in the Battle of Castlebar, part of the Irish Rebellion of 1798, resulting in the creation of the French puppet Republic of Connaught.
* 1798 – Irish Rebellion of 1798: Irish rebels, with French assistance, establish the short-lived Republic of Connaught.
Count Horn directed the Prince of Holstein-Beck to take the village, but his two Dutch brigades were cut down by the French and Irish troops, capturing and badly wounding the Prince during the action.
With support from Colonel Blood's batteries, the Hessian, Hanoverian and Dutch infantry – now commanded by Count Berensdorf – succeeded in pushing the French and Irish infantry back into Oberglauheim so that they could not again threaten Churchill's flank as he moved against Tallard.
The 20 French and Bavarian battalions in Ramillies, supported by Irish dragoons and a small brigade of Cologne and Bavarian Guards under the Marquis de Maffei, put up a determined defence, initially driving back the attackers with severe losses.
" We had not got forty yards on our retreat ," remembered Captain Peter Drake, the Irish mercenary serving with the French – " when the words sauve qui peut went through the great part, if not the whole army, and put all to confusion "
Borthwick was killed, as was Charles O ’ Brien, the Irish Viscount Clare in French service, fighting at the head of his regiment.
A number of other European languages have cognate words that were borrowed from the Germanic languages during the Middle Ages, including brog in Irish, bwr or bwrc, meaning " wall, rampart " in Welsh, bourg in French, burg in Catalan ( in Catalonia there is a town named Burg ), borgo in Italian, and burgo in Spanish ( hence the place-name Burgos ).
Some of the first British-sanctioned settlers to the island following the Seven Years ' War were Irish, although upon settlement, they merged with local French communities to form a culture rich in both music and tradition.
It consisted of three Italian MEPs ( Lega Nord two, Sardinian Action Party one ), two Spanish MEPs ( one each for the PNV and the Andalusian Party, PA ), one Belgian MEP ( for VU ), one French MEP ( Union of the Corsican People, UPC ), one British MEP ( SNP ) and one Irish MEP ( Neil Blaney, independent ).
Fingerspelling can be one-handed such as in American Sign Language, French Sign Language and Irish Sign Language, or it can be two-handed such as in British Sign Language.
Below is the conjugation of the verb to be in the present tense ( of the infinitive, if it exists, and indicative moods ), in English, German, Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic, Swedish, Norwegian, Latvian, Bulgarian, Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, Polish, Slovenian, Hindi, Persian, Latin, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Albanian, Armenian, Irish, Ancient Attic Greek and Modern Greek.
There are brief but vivid descriptions of the South as it began and grew, with backgrounds of the main characters: the stylish and highbrow French, the gentlemanly English, the forced-to-flee and looked-down-upon Irish.
* Katie Scarlett ( O ' Hara ) Hamilton Kennedy Butler: The protagonist of the novel, Scarlett's forthright Irish blood is always at variance with the French teachings of style from her mother, Ellen O ' Hara.
During the 20th century, certain Irish intellectuals made their homes in continental Europe, particularly James Joyce, and later Samuel Beckett ( who became a courier for the French Resistance ).
This is not a sign of homage to the Irish but of the conquest of French speaking Québec by the British who use the symbols of France, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland bounded within the English cross of St. George.
French and Germans
The French were hopeless disciplinarians .. Germans good and methodical, but it was not German that I really wanted Rosalind to learn.
Famous victory marches around or under the Arc have included the Germans in 1871, the French in 1919, the Germans in 1940, and the French and Allies in 1944 and 1945.
The majority of the population is French, but there are sizable groups of Italians, Spaniards ( Up to 20 % of the Bordeaux population claim some degree of Spanish heritage ), Portuguese, Turks, Germans and North Africans ..
The Germans quickly advanced through the forest, knocking down the trees the French thought would impede this tactic.
It was not until the 19th century that other European languages began to use the word " Czechs " ( in English – Tschechen in German, Tchèques in French ) in a deliberate ( and successful ) attempt to distinguish between Bohemian Slavs and other inhabitants of Bohemia ( mostly Germans ).
Eisenhower's first struggles however were with Allied leaders and officers on matters vital to the success of the Normandy invasion ; he argued with Roosevelt over an essential agreement with de Gaulle to use French resistance forces in covert and sabotage operations against the Germans in advance of Overlord.
The French, with what remained of the Germans, then began to march in increasingly disorganized fashion, towards Antioch.
The first use of poison gas on the Western Front was on 22 April 1915, by the Germans at Ypres, against Canadian and French colonial troops.
The Germans were upset at having not been informed about French intentions, and declared their support for Moroccan independence.
Paris fell to the Germans on 14 June 1940, and the French leaders surrendered on 24 June 1940 after the British Expeditionary Force was evacuated from Dunkirk.
Performers include French harmonicist Nikki Gadout, Germans Steve Baker and the late Johnny Müller ( who played the title melody of the Winnetou-movies ) and German-Italian Willi Burger.
In November 1937, Ribbentrop was placed in a highly embarrassing situation when his forceful advocacy of the return of the former German colonies led to the British Foreign Secretary Anthony Eden and the French Foreign Minister Yvon Delbos offering to open talks on returning the former German colonies, in return for which the Germans would make binding commitments to respect their borders in Central and Eastern Europe.
As part of the fierce diplomatic competition in Ankara in the spring and summer of 1939 between von Papen on the one hand, and on the other the French Ambassador, René Massigli, and the British Ambassador, Sir Hughe Knatchbull-Hugessen, to win the allegiance of Turkey to either the Axis or the Allies, Ribbentrop suffered a major reversal in July 1939 when Massigli was able to arrange for major French arms shipments to Turkey on credit, to replace the weapons the Germans refused to deliver to the Turks.
Though the French and the Italians were serious about Mussolini's peace plan, which called for an immediate ceasefire and a four-power conference à la Munich to consider Poland's borders, the British Foreign Secretary Lord Halifax stated that unless the Germans withdrew from Poland immediately, then Britain would not attend the proposed conference.
By 1840, to protect the interests of the various nationals doing business in Zanzibar, consul offices had been opened by the British, French, Germans and Americans.
It is unlikely that the Germans named the lake so for being shallow since the adjective is a Greek loanword that was borrowed via French and entered the general German vocabulary in the 17th century.
It was strategically ineffective, as the Germans indeed invaded Belgium, defeated the French army, flanked the Maginot Line, through the Ardennes forest and via the Low countries, completely sweeping by the line and conquering France in about 6 weeks.
The tripartite military talks, started in mid-August, hit a sticking point regarding passage of Soviet troops through Poland if Germans attacked, and the parties waited as British and French officials overseas pressured Polish officials to agree to such terms.