'Richlieu', (1585-1642), 1830. Creator: Unknown
'Richlieu', (1585-1642), 1830. Cardinal Richelieu (1585-1642) French clergyman and statesman appointed Foreign Secretary in 1616, chief minister for King Louis XIII in 1624. A powerful political figure who ensured French dominance in the Thirty Years' War and as a patron of the arts, founded the Academie francaise. From "Biographical Illustrations", by Alfred Howard. [Thomas Tegg, R. Griffin and Co., J. Cumming, London, Glasgow and Dublin, 1830]
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Pope Pius X watching the airplane of Andre Beaumont flying over Rome from the Vatican terrace
XIR346342 Pope Pius X watching the airplane of Andre Beaumont flying over Rome from the Vatican terrace, illustration from 'Le Petit Journal', supplement illustre, 18th June 1911 (colour litho) by French School, (20th century); Private Collection; (add.info.: des terrasses du Vatican, le Pape regarde passer l'aeroplane de Beaumont; Jean Louis Conneau (1880-1937); won the race Paris Rome Turin; French aviator; Pape Pie X (1835-1914); Giuseppe Melchiorre Sarto; Torino;); French, out of copyright
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WILLIAM LAUD (1573-1645). English prelate
WILLIAM LAUD (1573-1645).
English prelate. 'Triple Episcopacie.' Woodcut from a Puritan tract of 1641 satirizing Laud and his court bishops as dispensers of superstition, in unfavorable contrast to a Puritan minister (left).
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