Cardinal Richelieu


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Related to Cardinal Richelieu: Louis XIII, Louis XIV, Cardinal Mazarin
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Noun1.Cardinal Richelieu - French prelate and statesmanCardinal Richelieu - French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642)
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Any one who happened at that moment to contemplate that red simar -- the gorgeous robe of office -- and the rich lace, or who gazed on that pale brow, bent in anxious meditation, might, in the solitude of that apartment, combined with the silence of the ante-chambers and the measured paces of the guards upon the landing-place, have fancied that the shade of Cardinal Richelieu lingered still in his accustomed haunt.
He was the son of a banker at Lyons named Particelli, who, after becoming a bankrupt, chose to change his name to Emery; and Cardinal Richelieu having discovered in him great financial aptitude, had introduced him with a strong recommendation to Louis XIII.
Such was the state of affairs at the very moment we introduced our readers to the study of Cardinal Mazarin -- once that of Cardinal Richelieu.
Its influence was not wielded by a Cardinal Richelieu or a Cardinal Mazarin; it was in the hands of a species of Cardinal de Fleury, who, timid for over five years, turned bold for one day, injudiciously bold.
1624 France's King Louis XIII names Cardinal Richelieu as first minister.
Join D'Artagnan, Athos, Porthos and Aramis in a thrilling adventure as they go head-to-head with the scheming Cardinal Richelieu and Milady de Winter.
Find out as the fearless four survive the schemes of Cardinal Richelieu and cross swords with Milady de Winter.
in this 17th century set action comedy about French musketeers working together to defeat the plots of Cardinal Richelieu.
The cast of swashbuckling show The Musketeers on life without Cardinal Richelieu (Peter Capaldi) and tackling a new villain.
SIt opens with the funeral of Cardinal Richelieu, the show's baddie played by Peter Capaldi before he disappeared into another dimension to star in Doctor Who.
It opens with the funeral Cardinal Richelieu, the show's baddie played by Peter Capaldi before he disappeared into another dimension to star in Doctor Who.
While fans of Peter Capaldi may be disappointed that his time-travelling means he no longer appears as Cardinal Richelieu, he has an equally dastardly replacement in the shape of actor Marc Warren.