Anne, Duke of Montmorency, Constable of France, is disgraced (27 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Anne, Duke of Montmorency, Constable of France, is disgraced and retires into private life, dying in 1547. His political downfall is engineered by Madame d'Etampes, the King's mistress.

Citation:
Editors. "Anne, Duke of Montmorency, Constable of France, is disgraced". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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