Essays Tagged: "Cardinal Richelieu"

30 Years War

. In 1634 Wallenstein was assassinated while attempting to make peace.France, under the guidance of Cardinal Richelieu, entered the war on the Protestant side due to their political views, not their r ... obtained territories on the German coasts of the Baltic and North seas, and France acquired Alaska. Cardinal Richelieu had laid the foundation for the French domination of Europe as he had originally ...

(3 pages) 71 0 4.0 Jan/1996

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Movie Review of Disney's "The Three Musketeers".

ng Catholic background, which made her suspect during the Thirty Year's War.The movie portrayed the cardinal as the bad guy that wanted to take over France when it was actually Louis' mother, Marie de ... re. In 1622, the King reconciled with his mother and entrusted France to her protégé, Cardinal Richelieu. Richelieu basically ran France. When Marie sided with the Habsburgs and plotted ...

(2 pages) 48 0 3.4 Oct/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Film & TV Studies > Film Review and Analysis

To what extent did high culture become the tool of state interest during the period 1624-1715?

to the visual arts, and he pressed for the construction and completion of the theatre in the Palais-Cardinal. He commissioned a group of 'Five authors' to provide plays for the court theatre, and 'gen ... arts, as a result the galleries devoted to the glory of the monarchy and its government derive from Cardinal Richelieu and from Pierre Séguier, not the king. At his ancestral home the Cardinal ...

(9 pages) 48 1 3.8 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Bastille became the focus of the opening of the French Revolution. Why?

it held weapons arsenals from its glory days as a military fortress . Acting under King Louis XIII, Cardinal Richelieu imprisoned many undesirable characters arbitrarily so that the Bastille's reputat ...

(5 pages) 26 1 5.0 May/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > The French Revolution

Cardinal Richelieu. Statesman Or Tyrant? Discuss.

became Secretary of State in 1616. Richelieu soon rose in both the Church and the state, becoming a cardinal in 1622, and King Louis XIII's chief minister in 1624. He remained in office until his deat ... ement, political advisor to the king, Louis XIII, and head of the French Roman Catholic Church. The Cardinal's capable leadership, ambition and strong will helped France to move from a second rate cou ...

(10 pages) 38 0 4.6 May/2006

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

"The Three Musketeers": A Historical View

In the novel "The Three Musketeers" by Alexandre Dumas, King Louis XIII and Cardinal Richelieu are in authority in France, each struggling to gain absolute power. As a result c ... with the Huguenots that provoked war against the Catholics and even the King, but never against the Cardinal (Dumas, 1). Queen Anne's romance to the Duke of Buckingham, who at the time was an enemy of ... s romance to the Duke of Buckingham, who at the time was an enemy of France, was not unknown to the Cardinal, like nothing else that escaped him from knowing it. The story's protagonist, D'Artagnan fa ...

(5 pages) 20 0 5.0 Sep/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

The Three Musketeers And Its Significance

enge him to duels at hourly intervals the next day which he attends showing great courage. When the Cardinal's Guards of a law warns them against dueling the musketeers and D'Artagnan. They join toget ... elancholy, pride and religious hypocrisy respectively. The rivalry between the king, Louis XIII and Cardinal Richelieu - the strongest man in the kingdom also occurs in the novel. The story follows th ...

(4 pages) 2585 0 0.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Effects of Religion

igion is able to cause a ruling body to implement ideas in different ways. In The Three Musketeers, Cardinal Richelieu attempts to manipulate King Louis in order to rule over France. "Not the Queen, S ... rking against her, although as you know I always take her side, even against you" (Dumas, 210). The Cardinal, who is of high religious stature, is able to make the King stay on his side since the King ...

(4 pages) 49 0 3.0 Jan/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing > Comparative Essays

Blaise Pascal

y for a long time. During this time was the Thirty Year War in France and because of this event the Cardinal Richelieu basically funded the war with the bonds of the people, and his riches sharply dec ...

(2 pages) 23 1 4.6 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Mathematics

Historical injustices

poverty is eradicated through other means to prevent such evils things happening. According to the cardinal Richelieu coming up with, "rules and regulations for the poor should be established so that ... they think must take place in order to create a better society. In 1625 in a statement on poverty, Cardinal Richelieu agreed with that in suggesting that in every town in the kingdom of France, rules ...

(5 pages) 3 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: History Term Papers