Edward Braddock

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General Edward Braddock

Edward Braddock Heretoga (Æfter Gēola 1695 –13 Mædmōnaþ 1755) wæs Bryttisc wiga and hēafodgūþbrego for Norþamerice æt þǣre Frenciscan and Scræling Gūþe onginnunge (1754–1763). Man hine mǣst gemann for þǣre hearmlican fierdinge, þā hē forelædede wiþ Frenciscum landum in Americe in 1755, hwærin cringede he.

Ærlīf[adihtan]

Edward Braddock wæs geboren in Perþscīre, on Scottum ymbe 1695. His fæder wæs ēac heretoga; Edward Braddock Maior-Heretoga se fofērde in 1725.

Braddock wearð Oþer-Stedeholder in þǣm Coludesstrēam Weardas in 1710. In 1747 swa Under-Fierdstemmgerēfa þegned he under Orange Æþelinge in þǣm Niðerlandum æt þǣre Bergen op Zoom besettunge. In 1753 wæs he genamed Fierdstemmgerēfa ofer þǣm 14. (Buccingahamscir) Weala Æðelinges Aganan Fōtfeða Fierdstemme, and in 1754 wearþ he maior-heretogan.

Norþ America[adihtan]

In 1754 hine genamed se cyning tō oferbēan wiþ þǣm Francum on Americe. He cwōm on Uirginie on 19 Solmōnaþ 1755 mid twǣm Bryttiscum duguþ-fierdstemmum. Hē metede fīf landbūnesgerecan æt Alexandrie on Uirginie on 14 Ēastermōnaþe. Hīe āscodon hine tō gefremmenne felahrōr orlegweorc wiþ þǣm Francum.

Dusquesne[adihtan]

Hīe sierwedon þe ān heretoga wolde onsacan æt Niagara-byrg, Johnson Heretoga æt Cynebeag Ora Byrig, Monckton Fierdstemmgerēfa æt Beausejour Fæsten on Fundy Byht. Braddock Heretoga wolde fierding forelædan wið Duquesne Fæstne æt þǣre Ohio Ēa twislum, ofergān þæt fæsten and fāran norþweard tō Niagran.

Æfter monaþa tō gearcienne, hwærin hindrede he gedrēfnis and heregeatulēast , Braddockes dryht fōr forþ mid ceosenum mannum. In þǣm dryhte þegned George Washington swa landfierd þegn.[1]

Braddock ne træd lēohtlice in þǣre wealde; he fōr mid axmannum and his menn built brād herpæþ for mannum and feldwæpnum. Þæt weorc wæs hefigtīeme and þa menn wǣron werig mid þǣm weorce on þǣm fære, ac hīe getimbrode strang, brād gelād tō Duquesne.[1]

Se dryht fōr ofer Monongahela Ēa on 9 Mædmōnaþ 1755, and eftsona meteden Scrælingisc and Frencisc þrēat. Braddock's wigan wæron forcumen and flīemed. Braddock eftgecigode his menn tō hira stedum eft and eft, and feall siþlice, his feohwund fram sceot þurh þā rihtearme and in þǣre lungan.[1]

Washington bār Braddock fram þǣm wælfelde. He ācwæl on 13 Mædmōnaþ 1755, fēower dagas æfter þǣre bēadwe. Beforan þe he forfērede geaf Braddock Washingtone his gescriflica bend þone he werede mid his beaduhrægle. Man secgþ þe þurh eallum his līfe nǣfre ēode Washington ahwǣr būton þisse bende.[1]

Braddockes Heretogan byrgen nēah Miclan Mædwum, Pennsylvania

His cempan begrōfon Braddock west þāra Micelra Mǣdwa, þa bād drytes lāf on his wiðertrod. George Washington foresæt æt þǣre byrgunge þegnunge, forþǣm þe se handprēost wæs wund. Þa menn begrōfon Braddock in þǣm weges middle and drifon wægnas ofer his byrgenne þe scrælingas nolde findan and tōgælan his bānsele.[1]

Æfteweardra Gēarena[adihtan]

Braddockes herepæþ tīegede Pennsylvanie tō hiere westernum dælum. Hit bītt se weg fram þǣm ēaststrand þurh þā beorge tō þǣre hīerra Ohio-ēa.

In 1758 John Forbes Heretoga cwōm tō Duquesne Fæsten; þa Francan āflīemedon æt his tōcyme and forgrundon þæt fæsten. Þā Bretware timbrodon anīw on þǣm stede Pitt Burg, þæt is nū Pittsburg.

  • In 1804, gelādbīgengeras fundedon mannlāfe, þa man āliefþ tō wesenne Braddockes bānas, byrigede in þǣm weg healf twā mīla west þāra Micelra Mǣdwa. Þæt līc ūtādulfon hīe and hit eft begrōfon.
  • Marmastænene gemyndstōwe ārærdedon þa Coludesstrēam Weardas ofer the new dēaðrecede in 1913.
  • Þæs dēaðrecede stede is tō mannum swā Brittisca landscipe.
  • Braddock Heretoga giefþ his naman tō Braddocke, Pennsylvania.
Braddockes Heretogan dēaðreced

References[adihtan]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 The Battle of the Monongahela (1755). Begieten on 2013-08-03.

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