1893 text

Charles Colbert, Marquis de Croissy, brother of Jean Baptiste Colbert, the great minister. — B. — (Who knew enough not to flaunt his greatness as did his predecessor Fouguet. — D.W.)


This text comes from a footnote on a diary entry in the 1893 edition edited by Henry B. Wheatley.

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"In 1668 he represented France at the conference of Aix-la-Chapelle; and in August of the same year was sent as ambassador to London, where he was to negotiate the definite Treaty of Dover with Charles II."

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1668