Editors. "Death of Anne of Austria, Queen-Mother of France". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 April 2011
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Anne of Austria, Queen Mother of France, dies. She had served as Regent for her young son Louis XIV from 1643 to 1651, and had continued to be influential in government until Mazarin's death in 1661.