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Headword Date Article Type
Montesquieu, Charles-Louis de Secondat 1689 - 1755 P
Walpole, Horace 1717 - 1797 P
Boswell, James 1740 - 1795 P
Condorcet, Marie-Jean 1743 - 1794 P
David, Jacques-Louis 1748 - 1825 P
de Robespierre, Maximilien 1758 - 1794 P
Sue, Eugène 1804 - 1857 P
Tocqueville, Alexis de 1805 - 1859 P
Cardinal Richelieu concentrates power in his own hands 1626 T Note
The Notables meet in Paris at Richelieu's instigation 1626 T Note
Marie de' Medici and the Duke of Orleans intrigue against Richelieu 1631 T Note
Anne of Austria, the Queen Mother, gains supreme power in France 1643 T Note
The Importants in France are suppressed 1643 T Note
French court returns to Paris 1649 T Note
Charles II escapes to France 1651 T Note
Cardinal Mazarin is forced to flee from Paris 1651 T Note
France formally recognises the Commonwealth of England 1652 T Note
Fouquet is appointed Superintendent of Finances 1653 T Note
Cardinal Mazarin and the Duke of Orleans are reconciled 1656 T Note
Jean-Baptiste Colbert becomes chief minister in France 1661 T Note

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