Definition of Cardinal richelieu
1. Noun. French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642).
Generic synonyms: Archpriest, Hierarch, High Priest, Prelate, Primate, National Leader, Solon, Statesman
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Literary usage of Cardinal richelieu
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1. The Period of the Reformation 1517 to 1648 by Ludwig Häusser, Wilhelm Oncken (1884)
"Louis XIII., 1610-43 a"d Mary °f Medici.—The Parliament of 1614.- Murder of the Marshal d'Ancre, April, 1617.—The Duke of Luynes.—cardinal richelieu ..."
2. The History of Modern Europe: With an Account of the Decline and Fall of the by William Russell (1802)
"As Lewis XIII. was wholly governed by cardinal Richelieu, and Philip IV. by Olivares, Charles I. was, in like manner, governed by the duke of Buckingham, ..."
3. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann (1913)
"... for instance, on the origin of the human soul and on the fate of children who die without baptism, are open to criticism. erned by cardinal richelieu, ..."
4. The Anglo-Saxon Review by Randolph Spencer Churchill (1901)
"ARMAND JEAN DU PLESSIS, cardinal richelieu Enemies he had, personal as well as political; ... cardinal richelieu took a fancy to the austere painter, ..."
5. Commentaries on the Life and Reign of Charles the First, King of England by Isaac Disraeli (1851)
"The influence of cardinal richelieu over the fortunes of Charles the ... CHAPTER X. OF THE INFLUENCE OF cardinal richelieu ON THE FATE OF CHARLES THE FIRST. ..."
6. Handy-book of Literary Curiosities by William Shepard Walsh (1892)
"A good example, in prose, of the same kind of drollery is afforded by the following letter, said to have been written by cardinal richelieu to the French ..."