Richelieu arranges a secret subsidy to Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar

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Historical Context Note

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.
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Editors. "Richelieu arranges a secret subsidy to Bernhard of Saxe-Weimar". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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