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Saint Joan of Arc: The Life Story of the Maid of Orleans

Saint Joan of Arc: The Life Story of the Maid of Orleans

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  • ISBN-13: 9781530946013
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release Date: Apr 09, 2016
  • Pages: 272 pages
  • Dimensions: 0.68 x 9.0 x 6.0 inches

Overview

48 Chapters. Chapter 1 Introductory 10 Section 1 Recent Studies 10 Section 2 Joan, Her Own Historian 15 Section 3 The Church and Joan 16 Chapter 2 The Mission of Joan 18 Section 1 General View 18 Section 2 The Supernatural in the Mission of Joan 19 Section 3 Her Prophecies 22 Section 4 Joan’s Pre-eminent Sanctity 25 Section 5 Joan’s Military Genius 27 Chapter 3 Christendom at the Time of Joan of Arc 30 Section 1 General View 30 Section 2 England and France 32 Section 3 Dimensions of the French Princes 34 Chapter 4 Charles VII 39 Chapter 5 Condition of the People 43 Chapter 6 Joan’s Early Years 46 Section 1 Her Birthplace 46 Section 2 Joan’s Family and its Condition, Her House and Name 48 Section 3 Her Birth and the Chronology of Her Life 54 Chapter 7 The Unfolding of the Flower - Joan’s Manner of Life at Domremy 57 Section 1 As She Appeared to Others 57 Section 2 Her Heavenly Visitors 61 Chapter 8 Joan Enters on Her Military Career - She Goes to Vaucouleurs 66 Chapter 9 Joan Goes to the King at Chinon 71 Section 1 Across France 71 Section 2 With the King of Chinon 73 Section 3 At Poitiers and Tours - Her Sword and Banner 78 Section 4 Joan’s Attire and Appearance 82 Chapter 10 The Land, The Parties and the Men When Joan Comes 85 Section 1 The Land 85 Section 2 The Parties, National and Anti-national 86 Section 3 Some of the Men with Joan 89 Chapter 11 War in Joan’s Time - Her Army 91 Section 1 Manner of Warfare 91 Section 2 Joan’s Army 93 Chapter 12 The City of Orleans at the Time of the Siege 95 Chapter 13 The Siege Until the Coming of Joan 98 Chapter 14 Joan Comes to Orleans 104 Section 1 The Convoy Made Ready at Blois - Joan’s Letter to the English 104 Section 2 The Revictualing of Orleans 106 Section 3 Joan Enters the City 109 Chapter 15 Joan Raises the Seige 111 Chapter 16 The Campaign of the Loire 122 Section 1 Joan Goes to Meet the King 122 Section 2 Preparation for the Campaign 124 Section 3 The Taking of Jargeau 125 Section 4 Meung, Beaugency and Patay 127 Chapter 17 Joan Leands the King to be Crowned 130 Section 1 Slow to Move 130 Section 2 What Might Have Been 133 Section 3 Joan’s Manner of Warfare 135 Section 4 A Bloodless March Through Foes 137 Chapter 18 The Crowning 144 Chapter 19 After the Coronation 147 Section 1 Duplicity and Treason 147 Section 2 Advance and Retreat 149 Chapter 20 To Paris! 154 Section 1 Advancing to Battle. Joan’s Position. Joy of the People 154 Section 2 A Drawn Battle 155 Section 3 Further Successes and Vain Negotiations 157 Section 4 Joan Leaves Compiegne - Message of Count d’Armagnac 158 Section 5 Joan Marches 160 Chapter 21 The Fight for Paris 161 Chapter 22 The Great Retreat and After 166 Section 1 The Retreat 166 Section 2 Joan Parted from Alencon - Subsequent Movements 167 Section 3 Joan at Bourges 168 Section 4 Joan Unmasks Catherine of La Rochelle 169 Section 5 The Taking of St Pierre-le-Moustier 169 Section 6 Failure at La Charite 171 Section 7 The Ennobling of Joan’s Family 171 Section 8 Winter and Spring 172 Chapter 23 Joan’s Last Campaign 173 Section 1 She Comes to Lagny - Defeat and Execution of Franquet d’Arras 173 Section 2 The Prediction of Joan’s Capture 174 Section 3 The Position of Burgundy and the English 175 Chapter 24 The Siege of Compiegne 177 Chapter 25 The Sortie and Capture of Joan 182 Chapter 26 Was Joan Betrayed? 186 Chapter 27 Position of Joan as Captive 188 Chapter 28 Joan in Captivity - From Compiegne to Rouen 192 Chapter 29 Joan’s Last Prison 198 Plus More!!! 272 Pages.

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