Cardinal Richelieu sends his confidant Father Joseph (l'Eminence
Grise) as a diplomatic agent, to persuade the princes and electors
of Germany, currently meeting at Ratisbon, to demand the dismissal
of Wallenstein. Richelieu hopes that this will embarass Holy Roman
Emperor Ferdinand II, and halt his aggressive aspirations.
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Editors. "Richelieu tries to persuade German rulers to urge Wallenstein's dismissal". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16007, accessed 26 July 2017.]
- Thirty Years War