Conspiracy in France is discovered by Richelieu

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Historical Context Note


Henry, Marquis de Cinq-Mars, forms a conspiracy against Cardinal Richelieu. He signs a secret treaty with Spain, but Richelieu uncovers the machinations, leading to the Marquis' execution.
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Citation:
Editors. "Conspiracy in France is discovered by Richelieu". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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