Retz



Gilles de Laval
[zheel duh la-val] /ʒil də laˈval/ (Show IPA), Baron de, 1404?–40, French marshal: executed for child murder.
Jean François Paul de Gondi
[zhahn frahn-swa pawl duh gawn-dee] /ʒɑ̃ frɑ̃ˈswa pɔl də gɔ̃ˈdi/ (Show IPA), Cardinal de, 1614–79, French politician and clergyman.
Historical Examples

It was M. de Nerval, the prime minister, whom he had seen at M. the duc de Retz’s ball.
The Red and the Black Stendhal

You are quite right, Albert; you have got the old duchy of Retz.
The Works of Honor de Balzac Honor de Balzac

Retz drew himself up, as if bracing himself to meet opposing forces.
The Historical Nights’ Entertainment Rafael Sabatini

Keep aloof from Retz and the Spanish faction, but beware especially of Bruhl.
A Gentleman of France Stanley Weyman

The Fronde was and could have been but a failure, and Retz was a failure with it.
A Short History of French Literature George Saintsbury

North, south, and east the three had ridden through the country of Retz.
The Black Douglas S. R. Crockett

And Retz, turning suddenly, caught the look and straightway realized he had been outplayed.
The Princess Dehra John Reed Scott

Our brother will lick the country of Retz as clean as a dog licks a platter.
The Black Douglas S. R. Crockett

Marshal Retz exclaimed angrily, ‘are we to be the judges, then, or his Majesty?
A Gentleman of France Stanley Weyman

It contains the number and the names of those who have died in the castles of de Retz.
The Black Douglas S. R. Crockett

noun
Gilles de Retz, See Rais

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