A SHIP OF TILE TIME. and the names of himself and
his son Charles were put on the roll of baronets of Nova Scotia. In return Claude promised that Fort St. Louis should be put into English hands ; but Charles, who was in command, firmly refused to play the traitor. Claude then tried to take the fort by force, but in spite of all he could do the French flag still floated over St. Louis. He did not now know where to turn, but at last made friends with his son.
Treaty of Some of his countrymen thought Canada
St. Germain- worthless, but Champlain was very anxious
en-Laye, that it should be restored to France, and
1632. Cardinal Richelieu agreed with him. At length Charles I., who had quarrelled with his Parliament and was in woeful need of money, consented, by the Treaty of St. Germain-en-Lase, to give up Canada, Acadia, and his claim on the Hudson Bay territory. In return for this he was promised the payment of some money which had long been owing to him.