Saint-Germain, Treaty of

Saint-Germain, Treaty of, (1632), concluded 29 Mar 1632 at Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France, between Great Britain and France. The agreement restored Québec and those territories in the St Lawrence region which had been captured in 1628-29 by the British, to Louis XIII. It also provided for the return of various prize ships and their cargoes, or their financial value, and for Guillaume De Caen - representative of the United Company - to receive a large payment for merchandise that had been seized after Champlain's surrender of Québec in 1629. In consequence of the treaty, the following summer Québec was returned to the United Company and Port Royal to the Company of New France.