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THE SIEGE OF ORLEANS - Charles VI, a madman and the King of France, was dead and
his kingdom hung in the balance. The French aristocracy were at war
with each other, English soldiers occupied Paris and Charles’ crown was
up for grabs, contested by his own son, the Dauphin, and the
seven-year-old King of England, Henry VI. But as the English army
pressed down through France, the only thing that seemed to stand
between the English King and the French Crown was the city of Orleans.
Joan of Arc - Next week marks the anniversary of the martyrdom of Joan
of Arc – burnt at the stake by her English captors at the age of 19. At
the same time in France tests are being conducted on human remains to
see if they are indeed those of the saint.
Execution Of Joan Of Arc (4-2-72) You Are There, The Execution of Joan ArcA hero of the Hundred Years War, Joan of Arc remains a French national hero six centuries later. As a teenager she heard voices from on high urging her to save France from English domination. Despite being a young woman, she was placed at the head of an army; she attacked the English and forced them to retreat from OrlÃƒans. Later she was captured by the English, tried for heresy, and burned at the stake.
Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc V 1" project Guttenberg
Mark Twain - yes yes i'm aware this isn't actually history, nor does it really have that much to do with Joan of Arc...
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