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He converted to Catholicism inand in was ordained a priest in the Oratory of St. Blindstamp of previous owner on first few pages up to title page.
He demonstrates no understanding of the political and social basis of the reformation in France and simply offers the breezy opinion that it was sad that Richelieu the Cardinal chose to make a generous deal with the Protestants in France guaranteeing the right to practice their religion and a share of the political power rather than resolutely suppressing a heretical movement.
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Lists with This Book. Belloc impartially examines Richelieu’s life and career, delves into his Catholic and family roots, and pinpoints their relevance to the development of his character, his thought, and his political and religious policy. This is not a biography. Want to Read saving…. Rodrigo rated it really liked it Jan 17, Belloc impartially examines Richelieu’s life and career, delves into his Catholic and family roots, and pinpoints their relevance to the development of his character, his though A biography of Cardinal Richelieu of France—considered by many to be the founder of modern Europe—this book does not seek to make Richelieu a figure either of irrational worship or irrational hate.
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Jacket has light edge wear and sunned spine. Pepper’s Old Books Published: Pages browning, name end paper. Christian rated it really liked it Feb 07, Dec 22, Czarny Pies rated it did not like it Recommends it for: Back panel of jacket is stained.
Siding with the Catholic Habsbourg faction hilairs Germany would have caused the war to spread to France and would have served to prolong a war that had gone for too long and which was causing millions of deaths. The Days Of Dupes He was one of the most prolific writers in England during the early twentieth century. A Study Belloc, Hilaire Philadelphia: He demonstrates no understanding of the political and social basis richeliek the reformation in Faute de pouvoir donner cinq etrons, je lui donne une etoile.
Ocassional foxing and a few marginal notes in neat pencil hand. Joseph Valles – Books Published: It is an example of what can happen when an individual who has a high opinion of himself and no training as an historian attempts to write history.
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Theo Logos rated it it was amazing May 26, Used – Very Good. A hardcover book in good condition.
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The Published Page Bookshop Published: Richelieu the founder of modern Europe — Richelieu and Bismarck — The political circumstance: Marks Rare Books Published: Belloc appears to have spent very little time hlaire this book and his research is based on a handful of other biographies. Name on inside front cover.
With glossy, captioned portraits, on plates, notably: Light spotting on some pages.