Death of Cardinal Richelieu; Mazarin becomes Chief Minister (17 words)

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On the death of Cardinal Richelieu, his protegé Jules Mazarin takes over as Louis XIII's chief minister.

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Editors. "Death of Cardinal Richelieu; Mazarin becomes Chief Minister". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 March 2011
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