Editors. "Charles d' Albret takes charge of the government of France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15785, accessed 27 March 2015.]
Charles d' Albret, Duke of Luynes, favourite of Louis XIII, takes charge of the government of France, holding this position until his death in 1621. The Queen Mother, Marie de' Medici, is forced to withdraw to Blois, but gathers round her opponents of Luynes and is joined by Richelieu.
Please log in to consult the article in its entirety. If you are not a subscriber, please click here to read about membership. All our articles have been written recently by experts in their field, more than 95% of them university professors.