1601, Sep 221666, Jan 20
a Spanish princess of the House of Habsburg, was queen of France as the wife of Louis XIII, and regent of France during the minority of her son, Louis XIV, from 1643 to 1651. During her regency, Cardinal Mazarin served as France's chief minister. Accounts of French court life of her era emphasize her difficult marital relations with her husband, her closeness to her son Louis XIV, and her disapproval of her son's marital infidelity to her niece and daughter-in-law Maria Theresa.
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08/11/1637-Cardinal Richelieu is suspicious of Anne of Austria for illegal correspondence and begins an investigation.
08/15/1637-Anne of Austria admits guilt to illegal correspondence
08/17/1637-Anne of Austria sentenced for illegal correspondence
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