Richelieu is ordered into exile in Avignon

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Historical Context Note

Louis XIII sends Richelieu into exile in Avignon for intriguing with the Queen Mother, Marie de' Medici, behind the King's back.
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Editors. "Richelieu is ordered into exile in Avignon". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15803, accessed 26 November 2014.]