Strength in Numbers: A Two-Part Portrait of the Filles du Roi (Part 1)

Great post on Québec history.

All About Canadian History

Arrival of the Brides by Eleanor Fortescue-Brickdale (c. 1927)

If you were a French woman in the 17th century, packing your bags, uprooting your life, and sailing across the Atlantic Ocean to settle in the New World was probably last on your list of things to do.

Yet from 1663 to 1674, 770 women did just that.

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