The Rise of Richelieu

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Manchester University Press, 1997 - History - 282 pages
Presents a biography of Richelieu up to the point where he took ministerial office for the second time in 1624.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
Family Traditions
12
Early Years
50
Richelieu and Lucon
78
The Making of a Politician
116
The Arts of Survival
161
Games of Patience
214
Conclusion
260
Genealogies
267
Index
277
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About the author (1997)

Joseph Bergin is Professor of History at the University of Manchester

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