The conspiracy of the Comte de Soissons against Louis XIII fails

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Historical Context Note

The Comte de Soissons conspires against Louis XIII and Cardinal Richelieu but is discovered, and killed by one of his own officers secretly in the pay of Richelieu.
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Editors. "The conspiracy of the Comte de Soissons against Louis XIII fails". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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