We're revisiting an episode from 2014: the Filles du Roi, or King's Daughters. While the building of a population in a new colony seems like a tricky endeavor, France's King Louis XIV launched a scheme to do just that by shipping eligible ladies to New France in the 1600s.
You can find the original episode here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/podcasts/les-filles-du-roi.htm
And the show notes are here: https://www.missedinhistory.com/blogs/missed-in-history-les-filles-du-roi.htm
Topics in this Podcast: SYMHC Classics