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Armand Jean du Plessis
[ar-mahn zhahn dy ple-see] /arˈmɑ̃ ʒɑ̃ dü plɛˈsi/ (Show IPA), Duc de, 1585–1642, French cardinal and statesman.
a river in SE Canada, in Quebec, flowing N from Lake Champlain to the St. Lawrence. 210 miles (340 km) long.
Historical Examples

But before he died Richelieu received a visit from his king in person.
Royal Palaces and Parks of France Milburg Francisco Mansfield

The next object of Richelieu was the humiliation of Austria.
A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon John Lord, A.M.

Were the results of Richelieu’s policy beneficial to France?
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh Debate Index Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh

And this is the reason why they failed and Richelieu triumphed.
A Modern History, From the Time of Luther to the Fall of Napoleon John Lord, A.M.

Can it be that Richelieu has been given credit for Colbert’s virtues?
Concerning Cats Helen M. Winslow

Then, turning toward Richelieu, “You give us the rest of the evening, duke?”
The Conspirators Alexandre Dumas (Pere)

Montagu and Digby exchanged many letters, and the latter had several interviews with Richelieu.
Henrietta Maria Henrietta Haynes

Do you remember that Aramis was one of the four invincibles whom Richelieu so dreaded?
The Man in the Iron Mask Alexandre Dumas, Pere

From hence, about a league further, we went to see Cardinal Richelieu’s villa, at Ruell.
The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2) John Evelyn

Richelieu, however, did not tarry for the slow motions of the monarch.
Great Men and Famous Women. Vol. 3 of 8 Various

Armand Jean du Plessis (armɑ̃ ʒɑ̃ dy plɛsi). 1585–1642, French statesman and cardinal, principal minister to Louis XIII and virtual ruler of France (1624–42). He destroyed the power of the Huguenots and strengthened the crown in France and the role of France in Europe


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