Richelieu arranges a secret subsidy to Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar (29 words)

Historical Context Note

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Context

Cardinal Richelieu arranges to pay a secret subsidy to Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar, commander of the Swedish army in Germany, to support his campaign against Holy Roman Emperor Ferdinand II.

Citation:
Editors. "Richelieu arranges a secret subsidy to Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=16077, accessed 04 December 2016.]