Duc de Sully

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Noun1.Duc de Sully - French statesman (1560-1641)
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Once she even tried to slap him, but Duc de Sully, the kings advisor, stepped in to prevent the affront, saying: Are you mad, Madame he said.
Second, Navarre's strategic sense told him, perhaps as early as 1585 (if the duc de Sully can be believed), that in order to achieve Calvinist objectives, at some point he would have to take the conflict across the Loire River into the heart of enemy territory, "as this is the only way," he said, "to bring them to reason."(74) That moment arrived in autumn, 1587, when the large army raised for the Huguenot cause by his agents in the Holy Roman Empire finally invaded northeastern France.
Barbiche (eds.), Les Economies royales du duc de Sully, 2 vols.