Armand Jean du Ples·sis [ar-mahnzhahndyple-see], /arˈmɑ̃ ʒɑ̃ dü plɛˈsi/, Duc de, 1585–1642, French cardinal and statesman.
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How to use Richelieu in a sentence
When Father Antoine utters this prophecy the child is already born who will grow up to become Cardinal Richelieu, the Red Eminence.Flashing blades, secret passages, mistaken identities: ‘A Gentleman of France’ is a classic adventure tale | Michael Dirda | September 1, 2021 | Washington Post
He conspired against Richelieu, to whom he was indebted for much of his good fortune, and to whose resentment he fell a victim.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
He was taken up for dead; and Richelieu and the Cardinal conjured me to hush the affair.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
In the rue Richelieu period he was the lover of Heloise Brisetout.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
Father Griffet does his utmost to persuade us that Cardinal Richelieu wrote a bad book.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Cardinal Richelieu's "Political Testament" is not that of a polite man.A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10) | Franois-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
British Dictionary definitions for Richelieu
Armand Jean du Plessis (armɑ̃ ʒɑ̃ dy plɛsi). 1585–1642, French statesman and cardinal, principal minister to Louis XIII and virtual ruler of France (1624–42). He destroyed the power of the Huguenots and strengthened the crown in France and the role of France in Europe
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