is born to Joan of Arc Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle Romée in Domrémy, France. The birth occurs during the Christian holiday of Epiphany.
August 31: Henry V of England dies and is succeeded by his infant son.
John, Duke of Bedford becomes Regent. October 21: Charles VI of France dies. The infant son of Henry V is declared King of France with John, Duke of Bedford, Regent.
Summer: Joan first hears many voices while in her father's garden.
Compiègne. Joan is arrested by the Burgundians. May 23: Wrote a letter to the King of England.
Rouen. Joan's trial on various charges begins. February 21: Rouen. First public session of the trial. Joan is presented to the court.
March 10: Rouen. Trial sessions moved to prison.
May 9: Rouen. Joan is threatened with torture.
May 24. Rouen. Joan's abjuration.
May 28: Rouen. Joan "relapses" by dressing in men's clothes and admitting that she was once again in communication with the voices since her abjuration and rejection of them. This opens the charge that she is a relapsed heretic.
May 30: Rouen. Joan is burned at the stake.
late 1431–1455 [ edit ]
December 16, 1431: Duke of Bedford stages a coronation in Paris of King Henry VI, styled of England and France.
Spring 1432: English suffer military reverses around Paris.
November 1432: Anne of Burgandy (the Duchess of Bedford) dies. Anne's marriage to the English regent had fortified and formalized the Anglo-Burgundian alliance.
September 29, 1435: Treaty of
Arras between Burgundy and France whereby Duke Philip of Burgunday, formerly an ally of the English, recognizes Charles VII as King of France. February 1436: Paris blockaded.
April 1436: Paris opens its gates to Dunois and Richemont. Paris is once again in French hands.
April 15, 1450. The English field army is destroyed at the
Battle of Formigny and the English are expelled from Normandy, the ancient seat of the Normans who conquered England. July 17, 1453. English are expelled from
Aquitaine following the Battle of Castillon, ending the Hundred Years' War.
July 7: Rouen. Rehabilitation trial adjourns, declaring the 1431 conviction null on the basis of procedural flaws.
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