Duc de Richelieu

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Duc de Richelieu French prelate and statesman; principal minister to Louis XIII (1585-1642)
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Usage

In literature:

The newcomer, who was quite plainly dressed, bore a strong resemblance to the late Duc de Richelieu.
"Gobseck" by Honore de Balzac
The duc de Richelieu tried to divert him.
"Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry" by Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
Through her intimacy with the Duc de Richelieu, Mme.
"The Women of the French Salons" by Amelia Gere Mason
The duc de Richelieu, who was in haste to go to Guienne, lost no time in presenting to me the duc d'Aiguillon.
"Memoirs of the Comtesse du Barry" by Baron Etienne Leon Lamothe-Langon
He became Duc de Richelieu in 1817.
"Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte, Complete" by Louis Antoine Fauvelet de Bourrienne
The Duc de Richelieu would not receive her into Havre, and from there she retired to Dieppe.
"The Memoirs of Cardinal de Retz, Complete" by Jean Francois Paul de Gondi, Cardinal de Retz
This was the Duc de Richelieu; the other was the Chevalier de Guemene, the younger son of the Duke of that name.
"The Memoirs of the Louis XIV. and The Regency, Complete" by Elizabeth-Charlotte, Duchesse d'Orleans
The licentious Duc de Richelieu was the pander on this occasion.
"The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, Complete" by Madame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe
Among them was one from the Duc de Richelieu.
"The Works of Lord Byron: Letters and Journals, Volume 2." by Lord Byron
Richelieu triumphed: and ere long the Duc de Vendome and his brother were arrested in their turn, and conveyed to the citadel of Amboise.
"The Life of Marie de Medicis, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Julia Pardoe
From his youth Voltaire was connected with the Duc de Richelieu, who was not discreet: if Mlle.
"Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary" by Voltaire
The speaker is the Duc de Richelieu.
"The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 6" by Lord Byron
THE FASCINATING DUC DE RICHELIEU: Louis Francois Armand du Plessis (1696-1788).
"Werwolves" by Elliott O'Donnell
The Duc de Richelieu had kept his promise.
"The Conspirators" by Alexandre Dumas (Pere)
Francezka, escorted by the Duc de Richelieu, walked the length of the great hall, herself a picture of grace and dignity.
"Francezka" by Molly Elliot Seawell
It was on his advice that the duc de Richelieu persuaded Louis XVIII.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 3" by Various
The great Duc de Richelieu looked on with remarkable bravery while we took St. Philippe.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 119, September, 1867" by Various
The clique was headed by such men as the old Duc de Richelieu and the much younger Duc d'Aiguillon.
"Superwomen" by Albert Payson Terhune
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