In December, 1651, the Parliament agreed to the following
resolution: To send a deputation to the King
to inform him of the rumours of Mazarin’s return,
and to beseech him to conf...
Jean Franois Paul de Gondi, cardinal de Retz Biographies (1)
A High Church figure and leader of a political faction, an admired preacher as well as a pamphleteer, the controversial cardinal de Retz remains best known in French literary history for his posthumou...