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Bishop Alexander Macdonell and the politics of Upper Canada

J. E. Rea

Bishop Alexander Macdonell and the politics of Upper Canada

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Published by Ontario Historical Society in Toronto .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Canada
    • Subjects:
    • Macdonell, Alexander, Bp., 1762-1840.,
    • Canada -- Politics and government -- 1763-1867.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementJ. E. Rea.
      SeriesResearch publication - Ontario Historical Society ; no. 4
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX4705.M17 R4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationix, 225 p. ;
      Number of Pages225
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5242004M
      LC Control Number75313472

      In , to minister to the scattered Catholic settlers and Indians in the vast Province of Upper Canada, there were but two priests, the Rev. Alexander Macdonell (afterwards bishop) and an assistant. About the number of priests had increased to six, two at St. Raphael, one at Perth, one at Kingston, and two at Sandwich. A short controversy in regard to the advisability of introducing religion into politics and incidentally upon bare legs [microform] by Macdonell, J. A. (John Alexander), at - the best online ebook storage. Download and read online for free A short controversy in regard to the advisability of introducing religion into politics and incidentally upon bare legs [microform] by.


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Bishop Alexander Macdonell and the politics of Upper Canada by J. E. Rea Download PDF EPUB FB2

Alexander Macdonell () was the first Catholic Bishop for Upper Canada. Macdonell did not hold executive or administrative office in Upper Canada. He is, therefore, much less familiar than John Strachan or Egerton Ryerson, the two other leading churchmen of the period.

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Rea, J.E. (James Edgar), Bishop Alexander Macdonell and the politics of Upper Canada. Toronto: Ontario Historical Society,   Defying Macdonell's endorsement of Tory politics and cry for loyalty, many priests looked upon William Lyon Mackenzie as the Daniel O'Connell of Upper Canada.

Even in Kingston, Macdonell's own See, the Irish demanded that church land be registered in the name of the laity and not in that of an episcopal land speculator.

Central in the religious and political life of the colony, Macdonell was appointed vicar general in and vicar apostolic inand was consecrated bishop of Kingston or Regiopolis in During his tenure thousands of Irish immigrants arrived, and by there were 34 priests and 48 parishes in Upper Canada for which Macdonell had.

A significant incident was the gift to Bishop Macdonell of a magnificent episcopal ring by King-George IV. Six years later, 14 February,the vicariate was raised to a bishopric by Leo XII, and Bishop Macdonell then became the first Bishop of Bishop Alexander Macdonell and the politics of Upper Canada book Canada Bishop Alexander Macdonell and the politics of Upper Canada book his see at Kingston.

Alexander Macdonell () was the first Catholic Bishop for Upper Canada, serving in that capacity from to Click on the link(s) below for more information.

Macdonell, Alexander. M cDONELL, ALEXANDER (from he signed Macdonell), Roman Catholic priest and bishop, office holder, and politician; b.

17 July in Glengarry, Scotland; d. 14 Jan. in Dumfries, Scotland. Alexander McDonell, to whom Thomas D’Arcy McGee* would refer as the “greatest Tory in Canada,” belonged to a Highland clan which had supported Prince Charles, the Young Pretender, in CCHA Report, 6(), The Honourable and Right Reverend Alexander Macdonell, D.D.

First Bishop of Upper Canada. BY THE RT. REV. DONALD R. MACDONALD, D.P. It is eminently fitting that a meeting of our Historical Society in this city should renew the memory of the first Bishop of Upper Canada, - now the Province of Ontario, - the first occupant of the Episcopal See of Kingston, the.

William Lyon Mackenzie (Ma – Aug ) was a Scottish-born Canadian-American journalist and politician. His strong views on political equality and clean government drove him to outright rebellion in after a career as mayor of Toronto and in the colonial legislative assembly of Upper Canada (Ontario).

A Sketch of the Life of the Honourable and Right Reverend Alexander Macdonell, Chaplain of the Glengarry Fencible or British Highland Regiment, First Catholic Bishop of Upper Canada, and a Member of the Legislative Council of the province by Macdonell (Greenfield), John Alexander Seller David G Anderson Books Published Condition New ISBN.

The Innes Review is a fully peer-reviewed journal promoting the study of the history of Catholic covers all aspects of Scottish history and culture, especially ones related to religious history.

Published continuously by the Scottish Catholic Historical Association sinceit contains articles and book reviews on a wide field of ecclesiastical, cultural, liturgical. Armstrong, “The oligarchy of the Western District of Upper Canada, –,” CHA Hist. papers, 87– John Clarke, “The role of political position and family and economic linkage in land speculation in the Western District of Upper Canada, –,” Canadian Geographer (Toronto), 19 (): 18– R.

Free Online Library: Bishop Macdonell and the friends of Ireland: mixing politics and religion in Upper Canada. by "Historical Studies"; History Philosophy and religion Regional focus/area studies British Empire, ca.

Political aspects Religious aspects Catholics Influence Political activity Church buildings Design and construction Church growth Churches Roman Catholics.

Biography (hereafter DCB), vol. VII () and Bishop Alexander MacDonell and the Politics of Upper Canada, (Toronto: Ontario Historical Society Research Publication No.

4, ); Kathleen Toomey, Alexander Macdonell: the Scottish years, (Toronto: Canadian Catholic Historical Association, ). Commenced by Alexander Macdonell, vicar general and future Roman Catholic Bishop of Upper Canada, this large stone church served a congregation of Gaelic-speaking Catholic Highlanders who had settled in the easternmost county of Upper Canada in bishop's administration will also be found in separate series, e.g., St.

Catharines' Diocese; Education ; St. Augustine's Seminary. Material from to predating the creation of the Diocese of Toronto is found among the Macdonell papers. Alexander Macdonell's papers as first Bishop of Kingston and Upper Canada can be.

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Rea. Macdonell, Macdonell, or McDonell is a surname of Scottish origin. It refers to: Persons. Macdonell (–), Scottish writer, journalist, and broadcaster; Alasdair Ranaldson MacDonell of Glengarry (–), chief of the Clan MacDonnel of Glengarry; Alexander Macdonell (–), Canadian Roman Catholic bishop; Alexander Macdonell (–), Canadian soldier and.

Original data: John Alexander Macdonell. A sketch of the life of the Honourable and Right Reverend Alexander Macdonell: chaplain of the Glengarry Fencible or British Highland regiment, first Catholic bishop of Upper Canada, and a member of the Legislative Council oe [sic] the province.

Alexander McDonell. McDonell left Scotland in early September He was on his way to a province where Catholics were few and where he would be the only priest.

(Submitted on Octoby Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 2. Regiopolis-Notre Dame Catholic High School History. Bishop Macdonell was ahead of his time. When his riflemen were demobilized inhe obtained in their favour lands in Upper Canada.

Ina good group came to Canada to join to Highlanders of Glengarry: The bishop of Québec, Mgr Denaut, named Father Mac Donell as pastor of ël, in Kingston, then general vicar of.

The Right Reverend Alexander Macdonell ( or - ) played an active role in Canadian history, education and church history. He obtained land grants in Glengarry County and brought a large number of the former Glengarry Fencibles army from Scotland to settle in Upper Canada.

Macdonell was the first Roman Catholic Bishop of Regiopolis (or Upper Canada) and a member of. a bishop for years Principal Consecrator: Archbishop James Vincent Cleary † Archbishop of Kingston, Ontario. Principal Co-Consecrators: Bishop Richard Alphonsus O’Connor † Bishop of Peterborough, Ontario; Bishop Narcisse Zéphirin Lorrain † Titular Bishop of Chytri.

Episcopal Lineage / Apostolic Succession: Archbishop James Vincent. Bishop Alexander MacDonell. The MacDonell's were from Scotland and Alan's relative was a Catholic Priest for several hundred Scottish Highlanders (Scots who lived in the more mountainous parts of Scotland).

When these Highlanders were forced off their land, Alexander brought them to the city of Glasgow and found work for them. Bishop of Québec; Bishop Jean-François Hubert † () Bishop of Québec; Bishop Jean-Olivier Briand † () Bishop Emeritus of Québec; Bishop Charles-Gilbert de May de Termont † () Bishop of Blois; Archbishop Christophe de Beaumont du Repaire † () Archbishop of Paris; Archbishop Louis-Jacques Chapt de Rastignac † ( Alexander 1, × 1,; KB Bishop Alexander Macdonell - Letter to Lieutenant Governor Francis Bond Head ().jpg × ; KB The Right Rev Alexander Macdonnell (HS) 3, × 4,; MB.

A sketch of the life of the Honourable and Right Reverend Alexander Macdonell: chaplain of the Glengarry Fencible or British Highland Regiment, first Catholic bishop of Upper Canada, and a member of the legislative council of the province by Macdonell, J.

(John Alexander), In Upper Canada was set apart from the See of Quebec as a vicariate Apostolic, and two years later Father Macdonell was appointed vicar Apostolic, his consecration as Bishop of Rhosina taking place in the Ursuline chapel, Quebec, on 31 December, A significant incident was the gift to Bishop Macdonell of a magnificent episcopal ring by King-George IV.

A significant incident was the gift to Bishop Macdonell of a magnificent episcopal ring by King George IV. Six years later, Februthe vicariate was raised to a bishopric by Leo XII, and Bishop Macdonell then became the first Bishop of Upper Canada with his see at Kingston.

Advancing age caused him to apply for a co-adjutor. Fonds consists of typewritten copies of correspondence regarding personal, church, political and financial matters involving the Roman Catholic Chu Alexander Macdonell fonds - Archeion Ok.

Bishop Alexander Macdonell United Empire Loyalists The Glengarry Fencibles. More Information. More Religion. More South Glengarry Plaques. Here are the visitors' comments for this page. > Posted December 3, In search of my roots, I found. A sketch of the life of the Honourable and Right Reverend Alexander Macdonell [microform]: chaplain of the Glengarry Fencible or British Highland regiment, first Catholic bishop of Upper Canada, and a member of the Legislative Council oe [sic] the province by Macdonell, J.

(John Alexander), ; Macdonell, Alexander,   The Canada Company was responsible for the opening and settling of over two million acres of land in Upper Canada.

Author Robert C. Lee focuses his attention on the extensive parcel of land on the shores of Lake Huron that became known as the Huron Tract. His comprehensive research explores the underlying forces leading to the formation of the Company, the intriguing mix of people.

Bishop Macdonell Catholic School. Kindergarten registration. Jan. 15th and – Learn More. Orange Shirt Day. Together in Faith Learn More • • • • • News. Special Education Advisory Committee Meeting Monday, June 29th, Here are the SEAC Minutes for the June 29th meeting: SEAC Minutes – J   When they were disbanded he brought them to Canada and formed a Highland colony called Glengarry.

On 12 January he was made titular bishop of Rhesaina and vicar apostolic of Upper Canada, which on 27 January was erected into the diocese of Kingston, Ontario. Five years later he was appointed to the legislative Council.

He became the first Roman Catholic bishop of Upper Canada in Bishop Macdonell founded churches and seminaries in Upper Canada, and in he was appointed to the legislative council of the province.

While on one of his trips back to Scotland, where he strongly urged emigration to Canada, he died, on Jan. 14,in Dumfries. 12 ATA, Macdonell Papers, Father W. O’Grady to Church Wardens, 18 September ; Minutes of a Meeting, 16 March ; Fragment of Minutes, 16 March 13 Province of Ontario Archives, Bishop Macdonell Papers, Bishop Macdonell to Father P.

McDonough, 4 June 14 ATA, Macdonell Papers, J. Elmsley to Bishop Macdonell, 17 June —50 — Elmsley began to apply that vision.

Bishop'sgrand-nephew,lanMacdonell,J.P.,ofSt. Raphael's, and in a memorandum given to me byhimsome years since, it is statedthatthe Bishop was born at Inchlaggan in Glengarry.

Original data: William John Macdonell. Reminiscences of the late Hon. And Right Rev. Alexander Macdonell, first Catholic bishop of Upper Canada and incidentally of other residents of the province.

Toronto: Williamson. 4 Bishop Alexander Macdonell Alexander Macdonell, born in the Scottish Highlands, was a legislator and Roman Catholic priest and bishop. After being ordained a priest inMacdonell formed a Catholic Highlanders regiment and served in Guernsey and .A Sketch of the Life of the Honourable and Right Reverend Alexander Macdonell, Chaplain of the Glengarry Fencible or British Highland Regiment, First Catholic Bishop of Upper Canada, and a Member of the Legislative Council of the province by Macdonell (Greenfield), John Alexander.

Alexandria, ON: The Glengarrian, 23cm, 86p, a facsimile reprint of the original life of Bishop.MACDONELL, ALEXANDER (–), first Roman catholic bishop of Upper Canada, was born on 17 July in Glen Urquhart, on the borders of Loch Ness, Inverness-shire.

The Macdonells of Glengarry had remained Roman catholics, and their sons were invariably educated at foreign catholic colleges, especially at Douay (Shaw, History of Moray).