MA Famous Peeps
Middle Age Famous People
King John and his army were a part of the Baron War.
King John had to sign the Magna Carta so he wouldn't die.
King John may have been very powerful, but he was also very mean and made much of the kingdom unhappy
William the Conqueror
William the conqueror died riding on his horse.
William the Conqueror tried to take control of England with the Norman invasion. He got control of England on Christmas day, a few days after when Harold died.
Willaim the Conqueror after he got the English crown
Joan of Arc
- Nickname: Maid of Orleans
- Born in 1412 in France
- Died in 1431
- Personality: leader, strong, Christian
- She died when she was lit on fire for wearing pants
- She became a Catholic Saint
- She was burned at the stake
- She lead French soldiers to victory
- She helped Charles VII become king of France
- Joan of Arc was known as a symbol of French patriotism
- People truly thought she was crazy because she believed that God spoke to her
- She became a Catholic Saint after she died
- She believed that God spoke to her through visions