Memoirs of Jeanne d'Arc, surnamed la pucelle d'Orléans; with the history of her times, Volume 1

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Page cxxxviii - 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 cxxxix - Et faictes response se vous voulez faire paix, en la cite d'Orleans. Et se ainsi ne le faictes, de vos bien grans dommages vous souviegne briefvement. Escrit ce Samedi, sepmaine sainte.
Page 155 - Anjou, by whom he had eleven children, four sous 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 the province of Berry, in the sixtieth year of his age and the fortieth of his reign, having abstained from taking nourishment, under the apprehension of being poisoned, through the machinations of his son, the dauphin, afterwards Louis XI. Page 33. And forthwith she spake...
Page 159 - 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...
Page cxxxix - ... 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 cii - I should see the king before the middle of Lent, even if I am compelled to wear my legs to the very knees in the journey. For no living creature, nor kings, nor dukes, nor the daughter of the king of Scotland, nor any others, can retake the kingdom of France, since there is no succour...
Page 196 - And although the Englishe men were overpressed with the number of their adversaries, yet they never fled back one foote, till their captayne, the lorde Talbot, was sore wounded at the backe, and so was taken.
Page 145 - Faucoulevrs, a small city, and formerly a provostship, is very agreeably situated on the slope of a hill, at the base of which is a meadow, watered by the river Meuse, which stretches itself till lost in the distance. This place belonged to the dukes of Lorraine, until Philip of Valois purchased so important a key to the empire in 1335.
Page cxxxix - Dieu, le Roy du ciel, le veult, et lui est révélé par la » Pucelle, lequel entrera à Paris à bonne compagnie.
Page 136 - I am the sonne of the noble Duke of Orleaunce ; more 'glad to be his bastarde, with a meane livyng, than the lawful sonne of that coward cuckolde Cawny, with his four thousand crownes.

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