Most New England French Canadians are descended from daughters of the king

By Lynda Rego
Posted 3/27/18

When I run into people with French Canadian ancestry, I always ask if they have discovered an ancestor who was one of les filles du roi. Most don’t know what that is. When I tell them it means …

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