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Cardinal Richelieu : power and the pursuit of wealth

Author: Joseph Bergin
Publisher: New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press, 1985.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Armand Jean du Plessis, cardinal-duc de Richelieu et de Fronsac; 9 September 1585? 4 December 1642) was a French clergyman, noble and statesman. Consecrated as a bishop in 1608, he later entered politics, becoming a Secretary of State in 1616. Richelieu soon rose in both the Catholic Church and the French government, becoming a Cardinal in 1622, and King Louis XIII's chief minister in 1624. He remained in office  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu, duc de; Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu, duc de; Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu, duc de; Armand Jean du Plessis Richelieu, duc de; Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu; Armand Jean du Plessis de Richelieu
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Bergin
ISBN: 0300034954 9780300034950 0300048602 9780300048605
OCLC Number: 12314255
Description: ix, 341 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Joseph Bergin.
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"Armand Jean du Plessis, cardinal-duc de Richelieu et de Fronsac; 9 September 1585? 4 December 1642) was a French clergyman, noble and statesman. Consecrated as a bishop in 1608, he later entered politics, becoming a Secretary of State in 1616. Richelieu soon rose in both the Catholic Church and the French government, becoming a Cardinal in 1622, and King Louis XIII's chief minister in 1624. He remained in office until his death in 1642; he was succeeded by Cardinal Mazarin, whose career he had fostered."--Wikipedia.

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