Edward Braddock

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General Edƿard Braddock

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

Ærlīf[adihtan | ādihtan fruman]

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

Braddock ƿearð Oþer-Stedeholder in þǣm Coludesstrēam Ƿeardas in 1710. In 1747 sƿa Under-Fierdstemmgerēfa þegned he under Orange Æþelinge in þǣm Niðerlandum æt þǣre Bergen op Zoom besettunge. In 1753 ƿæs he genamed Fierdstemmgerēfa ofer þǣm 14. (Buccingahamscir) Ƿeala Æðelinges Aganan Fōtfeða Fierdstemme, and in 1754 ƿearþ he maior-heretogan.

Norþ America[adihtan | ādihtan fruman]

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

Dusquesne[adihtan | ādihtan fruman]

Hīe sierƿedon þe ān heretoga ƿolde onsacan æt Niagara-byrg, Johnson Heretoga æt Cynebeag Ora Byrig, Monckton Fierdstemmgerēfa æt Beausejour Fæsten on Fundy Byht. Braddock Heretoga ƿolde fierding forelædan ƿið Duquesne Fæstne æt þǣre Ohio Ēa tƿislum, ofergān þæt fæsten and fāran norþƿeard tō Niagran.

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

Braddock ne træd lēohtlice in þǣre ƿealde; he fōr mid axmannum and his menn built brād herpæþ for mannum and feldƿæpnum. Þæt ƿeorc ƿæs hefigtīeme and þa menn ƿǣron ƿerig mid þǣm ƿeorce 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 ƿigan ƿæron forcumen and flīemed. Braddock eftgecigode his menn tō hira stedum eft and eft, and feall siþlice, his feohƿund fram sceot þurh þā rihtearme and in þǣre lungan.[1]

Ƿashington bār Braddock fram þǣm ƿælfelde. He ācƿæl on 13 Mædmōnaþ 1755, fēoƿer dagas æfter þǣre bēadƿe. Beforan þe he forfērede geaf Braddock Ƿashingtone his gescriflica bend þone he ƿerede mid his beaduhrægle. Man secgþ þe þurh eallum his līfe nǣfre ēode Ƿashington ahƿǣr būton þisse bende.[1]

Braddockes Heretogan byrgen nēah Miclan Mædƿum, Pennsylvania

His cempan begrōfon Braddock ƿest þāra Micelra Mǣdƿa, þa bād drytes lāf on his ƿiðertrod. George Ƿashington foresæt æt þǣre byrgunge þegnunge, forþǣm þe se handprēost ƿæs ƿund. Þa menn begrōfon Braddock in þǣm ƿeges middle and drifon ƿægnas ofer his byrgenne þe scrælingas nolde findan and tōgælan his bānsele.[1]

Æfteƿeardra Gēarena[adihtan | ādihtan fruman]

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

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

  • In 1804, gelādbīgengeras fundedon mannlāfe, þa man āliefþ tō ƿesenne Braddockes bānas, byrigede in þǣm ƿeg healf tƿā mīla ƿest þāra Micelra Mǣdƿa. Þæt līc ūtādulfon hīe and hit eft begrōfon.
  • Marmastænene gemyndstōƿe ārærdedon þa Coludesstrēam Ƿeardas ofer the new dēaðrecede in 1913.
  • Þæs dēaðrecede stede is tō mannum sƿā Brittisca landscipe.
  • Braddock Heretoga giefþ his naman tō Braddocke, Pennsylvania.
Braddockes Heretogan dēaðreced

References[adihtan | ādihtan fruman]

  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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