Richelieu is ordered into exile in Avignon (21 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Louis XIII sends Richelieu into exile in Avignon for intriguing with the Queen Mother, Marie de' Medici, behind the King's back.

Citation:
Editors. "Richelieu is ordered into exile in Avignon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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