Cardinal Richelieu concentrates power in his own hands

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Historical Context Note

Cardinal Richelieu abolishes the governmental offices of Admiral and of Constable of France, with the effect of concentrating power in his own hands.
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Editors. "Cardinal Richelieu concentrates power in his own hands". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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