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Mazarinades Collection.

Collection Number: D-033

French political pamphlets written during the Fronde (1649-1652), reflecting the struggle between the government and the Parliaments over the gradual usurpation of power by the Monarchy. They are known as the Mazarinades after Jules Mazarin who was Chief Minister and, along with the Queen Mother, the real power behind the throne of young King Louis XIV.

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Finding Aid on the Online Archive of California

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2 linear feet


Political Science