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FEUDALITY (from 887 to 1483) » One Hundred Years old war
French history in 100 tables
by Paul Lehugeur
ORIGINS (of 58 front. J.-C. with 887)
FEUDALITY (from 887 to 1483)
MONARCHY (of 1483 to 1789)
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With the death of Charles VI (1422), his son Charles VII is recognized only in the provinces of the center.
New king d' Angleterre Henri VI is proclaimed king de France in Paris and is recognized by the Burgundian ones; the English advance to the Loire and besiege Orleans; France seems lost.
But this crisis is a test; in prey with the war, at the armed robbery, the famine, the plague, the people put his confidence as a God; its faith and its patriotism grow with misfortune, and are incarnated in a twenty year old girl: Jeanne d' Arc undertakes to return to the king her kingdom, goes to him, tears off it with her indolence, involves the army and delivers Orleans (May 1429).
France returns to the life and rises against the national enemy with a dash hitherto unknown.
The Bastille.
Charles VII proclaimed king.
The English fleet in…
Fights of Rouvray or…
Jeanne d' Arc takes…
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