Editors. "Death of Père Joseph, Richelieu's secret agent". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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François Leclerc du Tremblay, Richelieu's secret agent known as Père Joseph, dies soon before he is due to be promoted to the rank of cardinal.