At that time, I mentioned how she came to Canada in the summer of 1665 to seek a husband. In preparation for marriage, Marthe renounced her Protestant faith and became Roman Catholic.
Today (17 July) is the 350th anniversary of that renunciation (abjuration in French).
|Marthe Quitel’s abjuration record (Généalogie Québec)|
The image above shows the abjuration record, copied from the 1665 original.  Here are my transcription and translation of that record.
Transcription of Marthe Quitel's abjuration record:
Translation of Marthe Quitel's abjuration record:
1. “Registres du Fonds Drouin”, digital images, Généalogie Québec (https://www.genealogiequebec.com : accessed 6 July 2015); “Registre des abjurations d’hérésie depuis 1662 jusqu’a 1757”, p. 9, entry no. 9, Marthe Quitel abjuration, 17 July 1665.
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