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Created with Fabric.js 1.4.5 Cardinal Richelieu "If you give me six lines written by the hand of the most honest of men, I will find something in them which will hang him."Cardinal Richelieu Accomplishments double click to changethis text! Drag a cornerto scale proportionally. -Was ordained a cardinal by Pope Gregory XV-Louis XIII's chief minister-Appointed France's Secretary of State Wars and Foreign Affairs-Crushed the Huguenot Protestant resistance-Reformed the navy and army-Advanced royal absolutism-Raised money for the country-Brought suffering to the population of France, but pushed the nationtoward becoming the greatest power in Europe-Emphasized rigorous punishments and applied the laws with greatseverity in order to strengthen the country and maintain authority-Helped establish French colonies in Africa and the Caribbean -Was a great patron of the arts-Founded the French Academy-Considered the founder of French unity as he released the countryfrom its medieval nature One of the greatest politicians in French history... 1602: Began seriously studying theology. 1606: Appointed bishop of Luรงon. 1615: Appointed to the Royal Court as Chaplain for the queen by Maria de Medici and Secretary of State for War and Foreign Affairs by Conici. 1622: Made a cardinal by Pope Gregory XV. 1624: Given a seat on the Royal Council and made Chief Minister by Louis XIII. 1642: Died of illness. 1631: Crushed the Huguenot resistance. Important Events "Cardinal Richelieu Quote." BrainyQuote. Xplore, n.d. Web. 16 Oct. 2014. Chew, Robin. "Cardinal Richelieu | Prime Minister of France." Cardinal Richelieu | Prime Minister of France. N.p., 1995. Web. 15 Oct. 2014. Curtius, Quintus. "Red Eminence: The Iron Will Of Cardinal Richelieu." Return Of Kings. N.p., 4 Aug. 2014. Web. 16 Oct. 2014. Trueman, Chris. "Cardinal Richelieu." Cardinal Richelieu. N.p., 2000. Web. 16 Oct. 2014. Works Cited Josie BeresMr. BrucknerAdv. World History10/16/14
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