Includes bibliographical references (pages 229-235) and index.
"Cardinal Richelieu's Political Testament is one of the most revealing expressions of an individual's sense of identity in all literature. This first full English-language translation, including a substantive introduction and detailed annotations, is the first in any language based on a comparison of all known manuscripts of the work"-- Provided by publisher.
Introductory. Introduction ; The manuscripts ; The translation -- Political testament or maxims of state of Cardinal Richelieu. To the King ; Table ; First part ; Second part -- Appendix. Continuation of the succinct narration.