The topics of this blog are Armand-Jean du Plessis, Cardinal Duke of Richelieu, and the IDEAL CITY built on his command next to his magnificent CHÂTEAU on the borders of Touraine, Anjou and Poitou, in France.

Friday, 13 May 2016

Cardinal Jules Mazarin; Richelieu's designated successor as First Minister to Queen Anne of Austria and the young Louis XIV



Cardinal Mazarin in 1657
 painted by Pieter van Mol
and subsequently engraved by Robert Nanteuil


Robert Nanteuil

Pieter van Mol

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