Gayle K. Brunelle, professor of history at California State
University at Fullerton, is the author of The New World Merchants
of Rouen, 1559--1630 and Samuel de Champlain: Founder of New
Annette Finley-Croswhite is a professor of history at Old Dominion University in Norfolk, Virginia. She is the author of Henry IV and the Towns: The Pursuit of Legitimacy in French Urban Society, 1589--1610.