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William the Conqueror, Joan of Arc, and King John

William the Conqueror

Before you skip over this you should know that William was a major ruler in terms of the Middle Ages. This article could help in a World History project. Born around year 1028 in Falaise, Normandy. He was known as "William the B******, not a b****** in terms of personality but he was called that due to him being an illegitimate child ,but that never stopped him from being successful. Although William was illiterate and couldn’t speak a word of English, he had more influence than anyone on the evolution of the English language. William had taken throne at age 8 when his brother died and was knighted at age 18 and finally gained his rights as a duchy. William was a shrewd and an intelligent man in his youth and that certainly helped him as he became a man. Following his knighthood in 1042, by 1064 William had conquered and won two major provinces; Britain and Maine. He was involved in the famous Battle of Hastings and won. He was crowned king on Christmas Day. He died in 1087 in Rouen France.    Joan of Arc Joan of Arc was born in 1412 and she died May 30 1431. She was a fiesty spirit and although she was a devout Christian she would slap and yell at her soldiers whenever they did something wrong.

Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc

 Joan of Arc was born in 1412 and she died May 30 1431. She was a fiesty spirit and although she was a devout Christian she would slap and yell at her soldiers whenever they did something wrong. She lived in (France) and was nicknamed "The Maid of Orleans". She was a national heroine of France. She led a French army to victory and conquered the British at Orleans at age eighteen. She says that she saw God and many saints and spoke to them. Maybe she's right because when she jumped off a bridge of 60 feet, she lived. " It is a true blessing to have the priveledge to speak to our Father but although I see, I see alone and I am not believed by many"  She was also pretty reckless because in Stronghold of Les tourelles when she got shot in her neck with an arrow, she still continued to fight and so her army won England.