Editors. "Cardinal Richelieu begins the siege of La Rochelle". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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Cardinal Richelieu establishes a siege of La Rochelle, the Huguenot stronghold. The English force led by the Duke of Buckingham try to relieve the city, but fail in the attempt.