Editors. "The French States-General are dismissed with vague promises of reforms". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15752, accessed 28 January 2015.]
In France, the States-General are dismissed with vague promises of reforms. The two individuals who effectively rule the country for the thirteen-year-old Louis XIII, namely the Queen Mother and her advisor Concino Concini, seem to have little faith in the institution, provoking the Prince of Condé to rise a second time, in August. However, in one respect his rebellion is in vain, since the States-General do not meet again until 1789.
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