Editors. "Mazarin forces the Paris Parlement to yield". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
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After the French victory at the Battle of Nördlingen the previous month, chief minister Jules Mazarin is in a strong enough position to force the Paris Parlement to yield to his authority.
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