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Henri de Rohan (1579–1638)

Rohan, Henri de (rō-o‘). A French general and military writer; born in Brittany, Aug. 25 (or 21), 1579; died on April 13, 1638. He is less remarkable for military achievements than for his four books of memoirs: the first three published under the title ‘Memoirs on Events in France from the Death of Henry the Great to June, 1629’ (1644), covering the civil wars; and the fourth as ‘Memoirs and Letters on the War of the Valtelline’ (1758), whither Richelieu had sent him to keep off the Imperialists and the Spanish. He also wrote ‘The Perfect Captain’ (1636), a political tract; and others.