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Thomas Kirke

Male Abt 1603 - 1642  (~ 39 years)

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  • Name Thomas Kirke  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Born Abt 1603  Dieppe, archev. Rouen (Seine-Maritime), Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military 5 Jul 1628 
    Took part in the expedition that captured the ship carrying Claude de Saint-Étienne de La Tour in the Gulf of St. Lawrence 
    Military 18 Jul 1628 
    Took part in the expedition that captured the fleet of Admiral Claude de Roquemont de Brison at Tadoussac 
    Military 22 Apr 1629 
    Émery de Caën leaves Dieppe for Québec with two ships 
    Military 19 Jul 1629 
    Vice Admiral of the expedition that captured Québec (war had however ended on 24 April without his knowledge) 
    Occupation 24 Jul 1629 
    Left Québec for Tadoussac 
    Military 25 Jul 1629 
    Captures Émery de Caën (French fur-trade monopolist) aboard his ship "l'Hélène" at La Malbaie 
    Occupation 14 Sep 1629 
    Left Tadoussac for England with 6 685 pelts belonging to Émery de Caën (6 253 beaver and 432 elk skins) 
    Occupation 20 Oct 1629 
    Arrived at Plymouth (Émery de Caën would later be awarded £14.300 in damages by the Admiralty Court) 
    Occupation 27 Oct 1629 
    Arrived at Dover where the French (including the Jésuite and Récollet priests) were released 
    Occupation 29 Oct 1629 
    Disembarked at Gravesend, arriving in London by way of the Thames with Samuel de Champlain and Claude de Saint-Étienne de La Tour 
    Occupation 17 Nov 1629 
    Deposition (with his associates John Love and Thomas Wade) before Sir Henry Marten, Judge of the Admiralty 
    Occupation 26 Apr 1630 
    Met the "Arbella" that was transporting John Winthrop to America during his crossing with two ships on his way to Québec (where he wintered) 
    Occupation 1 Dec 1631 
    The coat armour of Admiral Roquemont de Brison is granted to him in London for valour in vanquishing the French fleet and subsequent taking of Canada 
    Occupation 29 Mar 1632 
    King Charles consented "to give up and restore all the places occupied in New France, Acadia, and Canada" 
    Occupation 5 Jul 1632 
    Émery de Caën arrived at Québec, commissioned to reclaim that stronghold from Kirke 
    Occupation 13 Jul 1632 
    Québec is handed over to Émery de Caën, Charles de Duplessis-Bochart and Vice-Admiral Raymond de La Ralde 
    Military 1642 
    Loyalist in the royal army 
    Died 1642  England (shortly after the Battle of Edgehill) Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Cause: In a cavalry skirmish 
    Person ID I6792  Godbout
    Last Modified 18 Apr 2017 

    Father Gervase Kirke,   b. 1568, Norton, North Derbyshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Dec 1629, Basin Lane, London, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Élizabeth Gaudin,   b. Abt 1575, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft 1638  (Age ~ 64 years) 
    Married 1596  Dieppe, archev. Rouen (Seine-Maritime), Normandie, France Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F3455  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S115] Voyages du sieur de Champlain, ou Journal Ès Découvertes de la Nouvelle France, Samuel de Champlain, (Tome Second, Paris, imprimé aux frais du gouvernement, août, 1830), 261-326; 355-357 & 374-379.

    2. [S37] Charles de Saint-Étienne de La Tour, Gouverneur, Lieutenant-Général en Acadie, et son temps, 1593-1666, L'abbé Azarie Couillard-Després, (L'Imprimerie d'Arthabaska Incorporée, Arthabaska, Québec, 1930), 157-158.

    3. [S253] Pages d'histoire du Canada, Benjamin Sulte, (Granger Frères, 1699 rue Notre-Dame, Montréal, 1891), 119-123.

    4. [S606] Histoire du Canada, huitième édition, revue et augmentée par Hector Garneau, François-Xavier Garneau, (Éditions de l'Arbre, Montréal, 1944), Tome I, Livre premier, chapitre 3, pp. 183-188.

    5. [S38] The Jesuit relations and allied documents: travels and explorations of the Jesuit missionaries in New France, 1610-1791, Reuben Gold Thwaites, (Cleveland: Burrows, 1896-1901, Original French, Latin and Italian texts with English translations and notes), Volume 4, p. 3.

    6. [S740] Calendar of State Papers, Colonial Series, 1574-1660, Volume 1, Preserved in the Public Record Office. Edited by W. Noël Sainsbury, Esq., (Longman, Green, Longman & Roberts, London, 1860), 98-99; 103, 137 & 143.

    7. [S742] France and England in North America, Francis Parkman, (The Library of America, Library Classics of the United States, Inc., New York, 1983), Volume I, pp. 317, 320-321 & 323-324.
      Before me is a copy of the original agreement for the restitution of Quebec and Port Royal, together with ships and goods taken after the peace. It is indorsed, Articles arrestés entre les Députés des Deux Couronnes pour la Restitution des Choses qui ont été prises depuis le Traité de Paix fait entre elles; 24 avril, 1629 (à Suze, pp. 323-324).

    8. [S762] The History of Canada, William Kingsford, (Rowsell & Hutchison, Toronto, Trübner & Co., Ludgate Hill, London, 1887-1888), Volume I, p. 142.

    9. [S644] Dictionnaire général du Canada, Louis Le Jeune, (Université d'Ottawa, Canada; Imprimé en France, Firmin-Didot et Cie., Mesnil, Eure, 1931), Tome 1, pp. 356-357, 556 & 859-860.
      Dictionnaire général de biographie, histoire, littérature, agriculture, commerce, industrie et des arts, sciences, moeurs, coutumes, institutions politiques et religieuses du Canada.

    10. [S643] Dictionary of Canadian Biography (DCB/DBC), (University of Toronto Press & Les Presses de l'université Laval, 1966, 1969, 1974, 1979 & 1982), Volume I, pp. 407-408.

    11. [S619] Winthrop's journal: "History of New England", 1630-1649, John Winthrop; Edited by James Kendall Hosmer, (Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1908), Volume I, pp. 36-37.

    12. [S586] A History of Nova Scotia, or Acadie, Beamish Murdoch, Esq., Q. C., (James Barnes, Halifax, N. S., 1865-1866), Volume I, pp. 70-72.