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The further history of Pierre Esprit Radisson

The further history of Pierre Esprit Radisson

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Published by J. Hope in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Radisson, Pierre Esprit, -- ca. 1636-1710.,
  • Canada -- Discovery and exploration.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby George Bryce.
    SeriesCIHM/ICMH Microfiche series -- no. 06165
    ContributionsRoyal Society of Canada.
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination1 microfiche (12 fr.).
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19132548M
    ISBN 10066506165X

      In Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson, Mark Bourrie explores the life of a man often simplistically called an explorer, fur trader or fearless, unscrupulous. WINNER OF THE RBC TAYLOR PRIZE AS SEEN ON GLOBAL NEWS-TV’S THE MORNING SHOW Murderer. Salesman. Pirate. Adventurer. Cannibal. Co-founder of the Hudson’s Bay Company. Known to some as the first European to explore the upper Mississippi, and widely as the namesake of ships and hotel chains, Pierre-Esprit Radisson is perhaps .

    Book Description: Pierre-Esprit Radisson (?) was many men. He was a teenager captured, tortured, and adopted by the Mohawk, and a youth relishing the freedom of the wilderness. He was the French-born servant of an ambitious English trading company and a hapless petitioner at the court of Louis XIV.   If you only ever read one book about seventeenth century Canada, make it Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson by Ottawa author Mark Bourrie. It weaves the compelling story of one man’s life into the big-picture events of his times and into a profound account of the forces that shaped our country/5(45).

      Mark Bourrie’s book Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson, published by Windsor’s Biblioasis, has been named winner of the RBC Taylor Prize for best Canadian literary non. Buy the Paperback Book Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson by Mark Bourrie at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in .


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Publication date Pages: 1. Gideon D. Scull, the author of the introduction to the Prince Society publication, states that Radisson was born at St. Malo, came to [brycb] further history OF PIKRRE ESPRIT RADISSON 07 Oannda in 1(J51, and inut Tlireo Kivoi's, married Klizaboth, daujjfhter of Sladelainc ilainault.

But chances are they’re far less familiar with Pierre Radisson, the 17th-century Mohawk clan member, turncoat, pirate hanger-on and (occasional) cannibal. With his book Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Espirit Radisson, a biography published earlier this month, Mark Bourrie hopes to change that.

“It’s always about the Hudson’s Bay Company. In his new book Bush Runner, Ottawa author Mark Bourrie portrays the European arrival much differently through an unvarnished account of the life of Pierre Radisson.

Radisson has stayed in the history books for his role in developing the fur Canadian history books pay too little attention to the impact of the arrival of Europeans in North America during the s and s/5.

History has judged Pierre-Esprit Radisson very harshly. He was never forgiven for leading England to the territories north of New France which helped weaken France’s position in North America.

Your Country. Pierre-Esprit Radisson, published by The Ryerson Press inwas written by Katherine Hale for the Canadian History Readers on and his brother-in-law Medard des Groseillers, were adventurers, couriers du bois, and explorers and are credited with laying the groundwork for the formation of the Company of Adventurers of England trading into.

RADISSON, PIERRE-ESPRIT, explorer, coureur de bois, one of the originators of the Hudson’s Bay Company; b. in Avignon (?), France; d. in England. Little is known of the explorer’s parents, birth, and early childhood.

In an affidavit dated and a petition ofRadisson himself states that he was then 61 and 62 years of age respectively, thereby. SHORTLISTED FOR THE RBC TAYLOR PRIZE AS SEEN ON GLOBAL NEWS-TV’S THE MORNING SHOW Murderer. Salesman. Pirate. Adventurer. Cannibal. Co-founder of the Hudson’s Bay Company.

Known to some as the first European to explore the upper Mississippi, and widely as the namesake of ships and hotel chains, Pierre-Esprit Radisson is perhaps. Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson: Being an Account of His Travels and Experiences Among the North American Indians, from to ; Transcribed from Original Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library and the British Museum ; with Historical Illustrations and an Introduction.

In the s, brothers-in-law Pierre Esprit Radisson and Médard Chouart des Groseilliers, their pelts seized by authorities for the lack of a proper license, offered the English their services as guides to the region around Hudson Bay. The English hired the men and sponsored an exploratory voyage in years, and which have an interesting history of their own.

The author of the narratives, Pierre d'Esprit, sieur de Radisson, went from France to Three Rivers, Canada, inwhen only sixteen years of age. The following year he was captured by the Mohawk Indians in New York. The nar­ rative of his experiences during his captivity of nearly twoFile Size: KB.

If you only ever read one book about seventeenth century Canada, make it Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson by Ottawa author Mark Bourrie. It weaves the compelling story of one man’s life into the big-picture events of his times and into a profound account of the forces that shaped our country/5(49).

A book of the names and address of people living in a city. 'L' esprit de la Ligue' -- subject(s): History, Bibliography, Sainte Ligue () Pierre Esprit Radisson and Médard des. Pierre-Esprit Radisson, explorer, fur trader (b in France ; d at London, Eng June ).

This shrewd opportunist was valued for his knowledge of Indian life and North American geography. He followed his half-sister to Trois-Rivières in and observed the IROQUOIS as their adopted captive () and with the Jesuit mission to the Onondaga ().

Pierre Esprit Radisson’s expedition to Lake Superior and beyond opened a door to the North American fur trade. Through it, he earned a reputation as a courageous explorer and a cunning merchant.

In the s he is remembered as one of the first Europeans to travel to what became the state of Minnesota. WINNER OF THE RBC TAYLOR PRIZE • "Readers might well wonder if Jonathan Swift at his edgiest has been at work."—RBC Taylor Prize Jury Citation Murderer.

Salesman. Pirate. Adventurer. Cannibal. Co-founder of the Hudson's Bay Company. Known to some as the first European to explore the upper Mississippi, and widely as the namesake of ships and hotel chains, Pierre-Esprit Radisson.

Pierre-Esprit Radisson Facts. The French explorer and soldier of fortune Pierre-Esprit Radisson (ca. ) is the most romantic and least known of all the famous explorers of the Canadian North and West. He was one of the originators of the Hudson's Bay Company. Radisson, Pierre Esprit (words)Pierre Esprit Radisson was one of the most famous explorers to travel the North American continent.

He arrived in from France, his birthplace, and entered North America via the St. Lawrence River, settling in New France, at Three Rivers, Quebec, upstream from Montreal.

To get a fuller story, pick up the newly published book, Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson (Biblioasis), by Ottawa author, lawyer and historian Mark Bourrie, who spent years researching records, including some of Radisson’s own detailed autobiographical writings stored in the Royal Archives in The Round Tower of Windsor.Mark Bourrie won the 19th—and final—RBC Taylor Prize for Canadian literary non-fiction on March 2, taking home $30, for Bush Runner: The Adventures of Pierre-Esprit Radisson.Pierre-Esprit Radisson (?) was many men.

He was a teenager captured, tortured, and adopted by the Mohawk, and a youth relishing the freedom of the wilderness.

He was the French-born servant of an ambitious English trading company and a hapless petitioner Check that you entered your information correctly.