Cardinal Richelieu begins the siege of La Rochelle (30 words)

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Cardinal Richelieu establishes a siege of La Rochelle, the Huguenot stronghold. The English force led by the Duke of Buckingham try to relieve the city, but fail in the attempt.

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Editors. "Cardinal Richelieu begins the siege of La Rochelle". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 February 2011
[http://www.litencyc.com/php/stopics.php?rec=true&UID=15965, accessed 05 December 2016.]


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  1. Thirty Years War