A second French settlement replaced the Scottish Charlesfort at present-day Annapolis Royal.
Port-Royal under the French soon became self-sufficient and grew modestly for nearly a century, though it was subject to frequent attacks and capture by British military forces or those of its New England colonists, only to be restored each time to French control by subsequent recapture or treaty stipulations.
is a town located in the western part of Annapolis County, Nova Scotia, Canada.
Today's Annapolis Royal evolved from the 1605 French settlement of Port Royal (briefly Charlesfort), renamed in honour of Queen Anne following the Siege of Port Royal in 1710 by Britain.
They also seized prisoners and vessels from the Bay of Fundy.at the western end of the fertile Annapolis Valley, nestled between the North and South mountains which define the valley.The town is on south bank of the Annapolis River facing the heavily tidal Annapolis Basin.The riverside forms the waterfront for this historic town.Directly opposite Annapolis Royal on the northern bank of the river is the community of Granville Ferry.