Nova Scotia History

Significant Historical Happenings By Year: 1636-38.

§The first French women arrive aboard the Saint-Jehan at LaHave. The expedition, itself, was under the overall command of Nicolas Le Creux Du Breuil, who came with his wife and three young women (out of 96 on board, there were but eleven women). The settlers in and around LaHave (at least) had "cattle, pigs, goats and poultry" brought over on their ships from France.
§The first French Acadian child is born, Mathieu Martin; he died, unmarried, about 1724 as the seigneur of Cobequid.

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§Sep 5, 1638: Anne of Austria gives birth to the child that was to be Louis XIV.
§The New England colonies had passed laws, one of which was that it was a felony to run off to the Indians.

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