Universal History; In Perspective

Universal History; In Perspective

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1854 edition. Excerpt: ... foot, and mounted on a gallant war-steed, the maid of Orleans rode forth, bearing a consecrated banner. She took the command of the army, and assured, as by a voict from God, the joyful troops followed her into the city. The English affected to laugh, --but they were heart-stricken with (The identical steel armor wom by Joan of Arc is in the "Musee d'Artillcrio" at Paris. Its weight is such that an ordinary woman of our day could not lift it.) 7. What two kings died the same year, and what yearf What prince was proclaimed 1--8. Who formed, however, a party in France to crown Charles VII. t At what place was the coronation, and why at that place? Who was the English regent in France?--9. With whom did the Scola take sides? What was the situation of Charles VII. t What battle wa- fought, and who conquered t What siege was maintained? By whom were the fortunes of Charles retrieved t Relate her own account of her mission, and her impression concerning it.--IO. What is said of the politicians and the clergy t Describe the appearance and first exploits of Joan of Arc. the fear, that haply they were fighting against God. The hero-gut, ine led the French to repeated attacks; and by continued victo-Period V. ries, compelled their opponents to retire from Orleans. ciur. v. 11. She then demanded of the king, that he should depart for Rheims to be crowned. It seemed a mad undertaking, for the country was in the hands of the English. Yet, Charles obeyed the mandate. The English, although the duke of Bedford was indefatigable, could scarcely be prevailed on to offer the little army any annoyance. The cities, as they passed, ca?iM opened their gates; Rheims sent its keys, and Charles entered--crownwas crowned--and anointed with the holy oil kept...show more

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  • Paperback | 240 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 13mm | 435g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236539931
  • 9781236539939