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1621-30

1624

  • Champlain and Hélène Boullé return to Paris. She does not journey to New France again.

1625

  • Henri II, Duc de Montmorency, sells office of viceroy of New France to his nephew, Henri de Lévis, Duc de Ventadour.
  • France and England go to war.

1626

  • Champlain returns to Quebec.
  • The Comapagnie de Caën re-forms under new viceroy, Ventadour.

1627

  • Cardinal Richelieu replaces Ventadour as viceroy of New France.
  • Cardinal Richelieu forms Company of the Hundred Associates, which is granted fur trade monopoly in New France.

1628

  • Mercenaries led by the Kirke family, under commission from King Charles I of England, begin to commandeer French ships on the St. Lawrence.

1629

  • The Kirke brothers seize control of New France and capture Quebec.
  • Champlain returns to Paris by way of London and continues struggle for return of New France to the French.