- Jules [joolz; French zhyl] /dʒulz; French ʒül/, Giulio Mazarini, 1602–61, French cardinal and statesman, born in Italy: chief minister of Louis XIV 1642–61.
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Historical Examples of mazarin
Pontcarre said he was not so much afraid of a Spaniard as of a Mazarin.The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete
Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
Despite his Roman purple, Mazarin was condemned to be hanged.The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Complete
Madame La Marquise De Montespan
Mazarin has dismissed me from his service unjustly and unpaid.
I'll wager a hundred that Mazarin will hang the Chevalier if he catches him just now.
Mazarin appointed him Bishop of Langres for having betrayed his master.The Book-Hunter at Home
P. B. M. Allan
- Jules (ʒyl), original name Giulio Mazarini. 1602–61, French cardinal and statesman, born in Italy. He succeeded Richelieu (1642) as chief minister to Louis XIII and under the regency of Anne of Austria (1643–61). Despite the disturbances of the Fronde (1648–53), he strengthened the power of France in Europe