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Samuel de Champlain and his associates.

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Huguenots in Florida.


Describes French discoveries and colonization efforts in North America, especially in Florida and Canada. Topics covered include: the background of Spanish explorations; French relations with the Spanish, the Indians and the English; and political events in France that affected French activities in the Americas.

Table of Contents

I. Huguenots in Florida. Prefatory note -- Early Spanish adventure -- Villegagnon -- Jean Ribaut -- Laudonni`ere -- Conspiracy -- Famine. War. Succor -- Menendez -- Massacre of the heretics -- Charles IX and Philip II -- Dominique de Gourgues -- II. Samuel de Champlain and his associates : with a view of earlier French adventure in America and the legends of the northern coasts. Prefatory note -- Early French adventure in North America -- La Roche. Champlain. De Monts -- Acadia occupied -- Lescarbot and Champlain -- The Jesuits and their patroness -- Jesuits in Acadia -- La Saussaye. Argall -- Ruin of French Acadia -- Champlain at Quebec -- Lake Champlain -- War. Trade. Discovery -- The imposter Vignau -- Discovery of Lake Huron -- The great war party -- Hostile sects. Rival interests -- The English at Quebec -- Death of Champlain.


Includes bibliographical references and index.
Electronic reproduction. [Florida] : State University System of Florida, PALMM Project, 2004. (Florida heritage collection) Mode of access: World Wide Web. System requirements: Internet connectivity; Web browser software; Adobe Acrobat Reader to view and print PDF files. Electronically digitized by the University of Central Florida from a book held in the Main Library at the University of Central Florida, Orlando.
In English with some French in footnotes.


Canada -- History -- To 1763 (New France); France -- Colonies -- America; North America -- Discovery and exploration -- French; Florida -- History -- Huguenot colony, 1562-1565; European Discovery and Settlement in Florida, 1492-1821 -- French Rivalry, 1562-1565; History


Boston, Mass.


Little, Brown, and Company


xxi, 491 pages, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations, maps ; 19 cm.



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Pioneers of France in the New World.



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