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Author Hall, H. Gaston.

Title Richelieu's Desmarets and the century of Louis XIV / Hugh Gaston Hall
Published Oxford : Clarendon, 1990
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Description 1 online resource (399 pages) : illustrations
Summary Jean Desmarets was a late Renaissance "universal man" - first Chancellor and founder-member of the Academie-Francaise, last jester of the French royal and star performer in ballets novelist. This book examines Desmarets career and questions some of the common misconceptions about the period
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Desmarets de Saint-Sorlin, Jean, 1595-1676.
Richelieu, Armand Jean du Plessis, duc de, 1585-1642 -- Friends and associates.
Authors, French -- 17th century -- Biography.
France -- Court and courtiers -- Biography.
France -- History -- Louis XIV, 1643-1715.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9780191672743 ebook