The history of France, tr. by R. Black. (Vol. 6-8 ed. by madame de Witt).

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Página 33 - When we arrive at the end of the thirteenth and the beginning of the fourteenth century...
Página 589 - Constance (Nov. 11, 1417) ; for, though that council had done great good by putting an end to the schism which had lasted for forty years, it had not accomplished what it had projected, which was a 'reformation of the Church in its Head and in its members ; but, for the doing of so holy a work, it had ordained, on separating, that there should be held a fresh council. . . . This one was opened at Pisa (Nov.
Página 106 - France came in sight of the English his blood began to boil, and he cried out to his marshals, " Order the Genoese forward, and begin the battle, in the name of God and St. Denis...
Página 318 - Vendome, high steward, in the great hall on the first story, a portion of the wall and the fireplace being still visible in the present day. It was evening, candle-light; and nearly three hundred knights were present. Charles kept himself a little aloof, amidst a group of warriors and courtiers more richly dressed than he. According to some chroniclers, Joan had demanded that "she should not be deceived, and should have pointed out to her him to whom she was to speak;" others affirm that she went...
Página 340 - for I am at the will of God." Then she added, " I have accomplished that which my Lord commanded me, to raise the siege of Orleans and have the gentle king crowned. I would like it well if it should please him to send me back to my father and mother to keep their sheep and their cattle and do that which was my wont.
Página 318 - Gentle dauphin," she said to the king (for she did not think it right to call him " king " so long as he was not crowned), " my name is Joan the Maid. The King of heaven sendeth you word by me that you shall be anointed and crowned in the city of Rheims, and shall be lieutenant of the King of heaven, who is King of France.
Página 351 - ... prejudiced servility and scientific subtlety were employed for three months to wear out the courage or overreach the understanding of a young girl of nineteen, who refused at one time to lie, and at another to enter into discussion with them, and made no defence beyond holding her tongue or appealing to God who had spoken to her and dictated to her that which she had done. In order to force her...
Página 112 - ... chief burgesses of the town should come out bare-headed, bare-footed, and bare-legged, and in their shirts, with halters about their necks ; and, with the keys of the town and castle in their hands, thus yield themselves purely to his will, and the rest he would take to mercy.
Página 495 - XI., with good reason, considered him very far from capable of reigning as yet. On the other hand, he had a very high opinion of his daughter Anne, and it was to her far more than to Sire de Beaujeu, her husband, that, six days before his death, and by his last instructions, he...
Página 360 - The city of Orleans responded to this appeal by raising on the bridge over the Loire a group in bronze representing Joan of Arc on her knees before Our Lady between two angels. This monument, which was broken during the religious wars of the sixteenth...

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