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Political Testament By CARDINAL RICHELIEU
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CARDINAL RICHELIEU Political Testament Armand Jean du Plessis, Duc de Richelieu, the great French cardinal-statesman, was born in Paris on September 5, 1585, of a noble family, and was at first... More > educated for the profession of arms, but entered the Church in order to become Bishop of Luçon in 1606. Having come up to Paris to make his way in the world, he was appointed almoner to the young queen Anne of Austria, and rose in 1616 to be Secretary of State for War and for Foreign Affairs. He received the cardinal's hat in 1622, and for a period of eighteen years, from 1624 to 1642, he was, in everything but name, the Majesty of France. His mind was bold, unscrupulous, remorseless, and inscrutable.7< Less
Richelieu: A Tale of France, v. 1/3 By G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford) James
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Payne Rainsford James (9 August 1799 – 9 June... More > 1860), was an English novelist and historical writer, the son of a physician in London. He was for many years British Consul at various places in the United States and on the Continent. He held the honorary office of British Historiographer Royal during the last years of William IV's reign.George Payne Rainsford James was born in St George Street, Hanover Square, London in 1799. His father was a physician who had served in the navy and was in America during the Revolutionary War, serving with Benedict Arnold in the Battle of Groton Heights.George attended the school of the Reverend William Carmalt in Putney. He developed a love of languages, including Greek, Latin, Persian and Arabic. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Payne_Rainsford_James< Less
Richelieu: A Tale of France, v. 2/3 By G. P. R. (George Payne Rainsford) James
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: George Payne Rainsford James (9 August 1799 – 9 June... More > 1860), was an English novelist and historical writer, the son of a physician in London. He was for many years British Consul at various places in the United States and on the Continent. He held the honorary office of British Historiographer Royal during the last years of William IV's reign.George Payne Rainsford James was born in St George Street, Hanover Square, London in 1799. His father was a physician who had served in the navy and was in America during the Revolutionary War, serving with Benedict Arnold in the Battle of Groton Heights.George attended the school of the Reverend William Carmalt in Putney. He developed a love of languages, including Greek, Latin, Persian and Arabic. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Payne_Rainsford_James< Less
Volume 1700, Le Bellec --- Le Plessis-Richelieu By Deutsch Print Wikipedia
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Volume 1700, Le Bellec---Le Plessis-Richelieu Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of... More > big data. Michael Mandiberg wrote software transforms all of Wikipedia in thousands of print on print-on-demand volumes, drawing attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a poetic material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. This German version encompases 3406 volumes that were uploaded in May and June 2016. Eine gängige Größenordnung für Enzyklopädien sind die Bände ihrer Ausgaben. Michael Mandiberg hat die aktuelle Version der deutschsprachigen Wikipedia in enzyklopädische Artikel umgerechnet und eine ganze Bibliothek des Wissens geschaffen: 3.406 Bände.< Less
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
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The Three Musketeers by Alexandre Dumas is a classic swashbuckling tale of adventure and romance wrapped up in an irresistible historical setting, full of intrigue and passion. The Three Musketeers... More > is the story of d'Artagnan, who travels to Paris with a dream of joining the famous King's Musketeers. He becomes embroiled in a series of political machinations, but luckily he has the three musketeers, Athos, Porthos and Aramis on his side. Along the way he falls in love with the beautiful Constance Bonacieux, and is seduced by the evil Milady de Winter.< Less
Jürg Jenatsch By Carl Ferdinand Meyer
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Jürg Jenatsch (1596-1638) was one of the most controversial figures of the Thirty Years War (1618–1648), preacher, soldier, statesman, a traitor and heretic to some, a patriot and saviour... More > to others. In Swiss history he became the man who pitted his wits against the mighty Richelieu and the Crown of Spain, playing one against the other and rescuing his country from foreign occupation. C.F. Meyer's historical but timeless novel of 1897 tells his story with unique insights into the man and the turbulent times he lived in. The story of the axe is found in chronicles written within weeks of his death. Jenatsch's body was exhumed in 1959, his skull split and remnants of his bloodied clothes still on him. Only recently have official protocols of the incident come to light, naming Bartolomi Wirtsch as the murderer, a member of the Haltenstein brotherhood, closely associated with the Von Plantas.< Less
The Scarlet Blade: The Rakehelly Adventures of Cleve and d'Entreville, Volume 1 By Murray R. Montgomery
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One of the most popular series from Argosy's later years, Murray R. Montgomery penned a number of stories chronicling the adventures of Her Majesty's Guard Richard Cleve and French cavalier Monsieur... More > le Comte Guy d'Entreville… partners and rakehellies of the Cardinal's Guard and in the service of Cardinal Richelieu in seventeenth-century France.< Less
The three musketeers a tale of France By Alexander Dumas
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the first of three swashbuckling adventures of three young men in France and England, joined by a fourth , all under the dire influence of the cardinal.
Greatest Works of Alexandre Dumas: The Count of Monte Cristo, The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, Ten Years Later & The Man in the Iron Mask By Alexandre Dumas
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Alexandre Dumas(1802–1870) was a French writer, best known for his novels of adventure which have made him one of the most widely read French authors in the world. Born in poverty, Dumas was... More > the grandson of a French nobleman and a Haitian slave. He once remarked to a man who insulted him about his mixed-race background: "My father was a mulatto, my grandfather was a Negro, and my great-grandfather a monkey. You see, Sir, my family starts where yours ends." This selection contains his great novels, The Count of Monte Cristo and the complete D'Artagnan Series: The Three Musketeers, Twenty Years After, and The Vicomte de Bragelonne (including Ten Years Later, Louise de la Valliere and The Man in the Iron Mask).< Less
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