Memoirs of Jeanne D'Arc, Surnamed La Pucelle D'Orleans: With the History of Her Times, Volume 1

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William Henry Ireland
R. Triphook, 1824 - Christian saints

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Page 155 - 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.
Page cxxxvii - Pucelle qui est cy envoiée de par Dieu, le Roy du ciel, les clefs de toutes les bonnes villes que vous avez prises et violées en France. Elle est cy venue de par Dieu pour réclamer le sang royal. Elle est toute preste de faire paix si vous lui voulez faire raison, par ainsi que France vous mectrés jus, et paierez ce que vous l'avez tenu.
Page cxxxviii - ... meilleur droit de Dieu du ciel. Vous, duc de Bedford, la Pucelle vous prie et vous requiert que vous ne vous faictes mie destruire.
Page cxxxviii - Franchois* feront le plus bel fait que oncques fu fait pour la chrestienté. Et faictes response se vous voulez faire paix en la cité d'Orléans; et se ainsi ne le faictes, de vos bien grans dommages vous souviengne briefment.
Page 154 - During the conflicts which succeeded, the English were almost uniformly discomfited, so that before the expiration of 1451 they were compelled to abandon France, retaining Calais only in their possession. Charles was espoused to Mary, daughter of Louis, the second Duke of Anjou, by whom he had eleven children, four sons and seven daughters, of whom two sons only survived him, namely, Louis and Charles ; he had also three illegitimate children, according to Mezeray. In 1461 Charles died at Meun in...
Page cxviii - Elle lui répondit : — Gentil dauphin, j'ai nom Jeanne la Pucelle et vous mande le Roi des cieux par moi que vous serez sacré et couronné à Reims et serez le lieutenant du Roi des cieux, qui est le roi de France.
Page 157 - French estate then deepelie in distresse ; in whome, for planting a credit the rather, first the companie that toward the Dolphin did conduct hir, through places all dangerous, as holden by the English, (where she neuer was afore,) all the waie and by nightertale safelie did she lead...
Page 215 - ... poynt of recovery, was driven only to overcome by battaill, and to subdue by force. By whiche victory, (as he putte his confidence in God) he trusted not onely to scourge and plague the citees whiche were so sodainly chaungeable, but also to assuage and caulme the haute corage of the newe sacred Frenche kyng and his companions. Wherefore, he havyng together Jt. M. good Englishmen, (beside Normans) departed out of Paris, in warlike fashion.
Page 156 - March 1428, vnto Charles the Dolphin, at Chinon, as he was in verie great care and studie how to wrestle against the English nation, by one...
Page 158 - Unto the Dolphin into his gallerie when first she was brought ; and he, shadowing himselfe behind, setting other gaie lords before him to trie hir cunning, from all the companie, with a salutation, (that indeed marz all the matter.) she pickt him out alone...

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