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Rouen, England French heroine The French national heroine Joan of Arc led a troop of French soldiers and served as a temporary focus of French resistance to English occupation in the last phase of the Hundred Years War —a war with England which caused severe hardship in France.
A restless France In the insanity of the French king, Charles VI —had begun the struggle between two factions rival groups to control the kingdom, the Burgundians and the Armagnacs. The leader of the Armagnacs, John the Fearless —Duke of Burgundy, finally assumed control, as both sides appealed for help to England.
Henry V — of England invaded France in and delivered a shattering defeat upon the French. The English and Burgundians entered Paris inand the murder of John the Fearless in strengthened Burgundian hatred for the Armagnac faction. Charles, lacking in men and money, could do nothing.
By the spring of the city appeared about to fall and with it the hopes of Charles VII. I learned to sew and spin: I fear no woman in Rouen at sewing and spinning.
Michael, who, with St. Margaret, "told me of the pitiful state of France, and told me that I must go to succor [assist] the King of France. However, Joan was both persistent and persuasive, and when she went to de Baudricourt a third time he granted her request.
She set out in Februaryarriving eleven days later at Chinon.
Reproduced by permission of the Corbis Corporation. Joan of Arc was once described: Joan was at his side and occupied a visible place in the ceremonies following the coronation.
From the spring of to the spring ofCharles and his advisers were undecided on the course of the war.
Joan favored taking the military offensive against English positions, particularly Paris. An attack upon Paris in September failed, and Charles VII entered into a treaty with Burgundy that committed him to virtual inaction.
She was a valuable prize. The Burgundians turned Joan over to the English, who prepared to try her for heresy, or having opinions that conflict with the beliefs of the church.
Charles VII could do nothing. Both were aided by a large number of theologians those that study religion and lawyers who sat as a kind of consulting and advising jury.
The trial was both an ecclesiastical one and a political one. Joan was charged with witchcraft and fraud, or a willful cheating. She was tested by being asked complicated theological involving religious teachings questions, and finally condemned found guilty on the grounds of persisting in wearing male clothing, a technical offense against the authority of the Church.
Apparently Joan and her accusers differed about the nature of her abjuration, and two days after she signed it, she recanted, or withdrew her previous belief. The third phase of her trial began on May Saint Joan of Arc: Saint Joan of Arc, national heroine of France, a peasant girl who, believing that she was acting under divine guidance, led the French army in a momentous victory at Orléans that repulsed an English attempt to conquer France during the Hundred Years’ War.
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