Marillac sentence example
- Cunning and ambitious, he soon made his mark, and his cousin having died during his embassy, Marillac was appointed his successor.
- The king gave a sign of yielding, appointing the brother of Marillac, Marie's counsellor, to the command of the army in Italy.
- The royal family itself was not free from his attacks; after the Day of Dupes (1630) he allowed the queen-mother to die in exile, and publicly dishonoured the kings brother Gaston of Orleans by the publication of his confessions; Marshal de Marillac was put to the torture for his ingratitude, and the constable de Montmorency for rebellion (1632).
- With the help of Saint Louise de Marillac he founded also founded the congregation of the Sisters of Charity.