Rebellion against Louis XIII aims to restore the Queen Mother's power

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Historical Context Note

In France, the Dukes of Mayenne, Longueville and Vendome break out in a rebellion against Louis XIII that lasts until August. They demand the overthrow of the Duke of Luynes and for Marie de' Medici, the Queen Mother, to be allowed to return to court.
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Editors. "Rebellion against Louis XIII aims to restore the Queen Mother's power". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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