Pirates or Privateers? Boarding on the St. Lawrence

Creator(s): Maritime Museum of Quebec; Naval Museum of Québec

Explore the history of the privateers of the St. Lawrence in this exhibit. Privateers influenced not only military conflicts, but also daily lives. For the first time ever, discover their history: how were they perceived? Ask Mr. Robin, a merchant from Gaspé. Who financed their ventures? Talk to Frontenac, governor of New France. Who were the privateer captains? D'Iberville, the famous adventurer, knows the answer!

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