Tag Archives: Robert N. Biette

Documentary about Les Filles du Roi- Daughters of the King

Ursuline Nuns welcome Les Filles du Roi

Two-thirds of French Canadians are descended from 800 women who arrived in New France in the 1660s. They are collectives known to history as Les Filles du Roi (Daughters of the King).  Gerard Dennison alerted me to the Canadian Broadcast (CBC) documentary about their important contributions to the population growth and social development of New […]