Filles Du Roi

Some articles on filles du roi:

Louis Boulduc - Life in New France
... Elizabeth Hubert was one of 770 women, known as les filles du roi (King's Daughters) who arrived in the colony of New France (Canada) between 1663 and 1673, under the ... reflected in some of the marriage contracts entered into by the filles du roi at the time of their first marriages ... The filles du roi were part of King Louis XIV's program to promote the settlement of his colony in Canada ...