Published April 1972
by Harcourt .
Written in English
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Richelieu and His Age book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The defeat of Richelieu's allies at the battle of Nordlingen in /5. He has written six major books, one of which was awarded the Prix Richelieu in , and edited a number of others. He was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in and has frequently been a visiting professor to Fren Joseph Bergin has been teaching at Manchester since , and is an internationally recognised expert on the history of /5(5). The authors reject the traditional picture of Richelieu as the single-handed creator of the French absolute state and the original exponent of Realpolitik. Richelieu and His Age - Joseph Bergin; Laurence Brockliss - Oxford University Press. The Slugger Heart and Other Stories (Richelieu and His Age,) by Joseph Campos-De Metro ISBN ISBN Unknown; New York: .
The emphasis here then is on Richelieu the Cardinal, not Richelieu the secular statesman. The tragedy and irony of his ministry, as the authors also show, was that in order to maintain himself in power, Richelieu had to behave more like a Renaissance prince than a Counter-Reformation prelate. Richelieu & His Age, 1: Carl J. Burckhardt: Books - Skip to main content. Try Prime EN Hello, Sign in Account & Lists Sign in Account & Lists Orders Try Prime Cart. Books Go Search Hello Select your address Author: Carl J. Burckhardt. He remained in power by managing King Louis X, by ruthlessly suppessing and opposition and by carefully building up his own power base. He accumulated one Cardinal Richelieu is commonly regarded as one of the architects of royal absolutism in France/5. Very balanced book on Cardinal Richelieu and his time period. Other publications that I read through the years presented Richelieu as either a ruthless monster or a saintly figure - none of these views could be further from the truth. This book is a very accurate portrayal of the man, his struggles and his accomplishments, his highs and his by: 5.
Cardinal Richelieu Biography. A bright child, Armand-Jean du Plessis studied theology as a teen and at the young age of 21 was appointed Bishop of Lucon. In he was made a cardinal and from there rose to become head of the Royal Council and prime minister of France. Mgr. Lacroix, the historian of Richelieu's youth, believes that in a journey made to Rome at the end of , Richelieu deceived the pope as to his age, but the incident is still obscure. In his diocese, Richelieu showed great zeal for the conversion of Protestants and appointed the Oratorians and the Capuchins to give missions in all the parishes. Richelieu and his age: by Carl Jacob Burckhardt, Edwin Muir, Willa Muir starting at $ Richelieu and his age: has 0 available edition to buy at Half Price Books Marketplace. Richelieu is a commune in the Indre-et-Loire department in central France.. It lies south of Chinon and west of Sainte-Maure de Touraine and is surrounded by mostly agricultural land. Its inhabitants are called Richelais, and Richelaises. Because of its design as the "ideal city" of the seventeenth century, the town is the subject of protective measures for its issement: Chinon.