Richelieu is ordered into exile in Avignon (21 words)

Historical Context Note

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

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