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Cardinal Richelieu at the Siege of La Rochelle, 1628 (early 20th century)

Cardinal Richelieu at the Siege of La Rochelle, 1628 (early 20th century)


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Cardinal Richelieu at the Siege of La Rochelle, 1628 (early 20th century)

Cardinal Richelieu at the Siege of La Rochelle, 1628 (early 20th century). Armand Jean Duplessis, Duc de Richelieu (1585-1642), French prelate and statesman. Created a Cardinal in 1624, he was Minister of state to Louis XIII and de facto ruler of France from 1629. The stronghold of the Huguenots, La Rochelle was starved into surrender during Richelieus campaign to break their power in France

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Armand Jean Du Plessis Armand Jean Duplessis Attacking Cardinal Cardinal Richelieu Charente Maritime Commander Danger Dangerous Defending Determination Determined Duc De Richelieu Five People Fortress Huguenot Illustration And Painting Isolation La Rochelle Mid 17th Century Motte Observing Only Men Pier Poitou Charentes Power Power Behind The Throne Powerful Prelate Priest Protestant Protestantism Religious Conflict Richelieu Siege Siege Of La Rochelle Storm Strategy Strength Strong Stronghold Waiting Wave Battlement Metaphor Roman Catholicism


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The captivating print captures Cardinal Richelieu at the Siege of La Rochelle in 1628, showcasing the power and determination of this influential French prelate and statesman. Created a Cardinal in 1624, Richelieu served as Minister of State to Louis XIII and effectively ruled France from 1629 onwards. This image showcases his strategic prowess as he led a campaign to break the power of the Huguenots in France. The architectural features of the fortress behind him symbolize both strength and isolation, highlighting the danger faced by those defending against Richelieu's forces. The stormy weather adds an air of tension to the scene, emphasizing the high stakes involved in this religious conflict. Cardinal Richelieu stands tall on a pier overlooking his troops and ships, exuding confidence and authority. His side view reveals a man who is strong-willed and resolute in his mission. As he watches over his forces with unwavering focus, it becomes clear that he is not just a religious figure but also a powerful political commander. This historical photograph transports us back to one of France's defining moments during the 17th century. It serves as a reminder of Cardinal Richelieu's significant role as "the power behind the throne" during this tumultuous period in French history. Through this image, we witness both the mightiness of Catholicism and politics intertwining for control over country and religion.

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