Middle Age Madness

Feat. Joan of Arc, William the Conqueror, and King John

Joan of Arc

Biographical Information

-Born in 1412, -Death on the 30th of May, 1431, -Nicknamed "the Maid of Orleans", -Born in Domremy, Duchy of Bar, Kingdom of France, -Died in Rouen, France (then controled by England), - Born of Jacques of Arc and Isabelle Romee

Memorable Moments

-Present during the Siege of Oreleans, -Coronation of Charles VII, -Burned at the Stake for Charges of wearing pants and talking to God, -Beatified in April 1909, Canonized in May 1920. -" I will keep and maintain the Royal army in case they make no peace at the end of those fifteen days"-Joan of Arc, Referring to the fifteen day peace treaty with the Duke of Burgundy.

Importance

-Joan of Arc was young, Commanding an army at age 15 and dying 15 years later. -She Assisted Charles VII in becoming King. - She was outgoing and very capable of fighting just as well or even better than most men on the battlefield.

William the Conqueror

Biographical Information

-Born 1028 in Falaise, Normandy. -Died on September 9th, 1087, - King of England from December 5th 1066 till his death., -Duke of Normandy from July 3rd 1035 till his death.

Memorable Moments

-Battle of Hastings, October 4th 1066, - "Whether Gentle or simple, i have Cruelly oppressed them all", - During his rule he kept Normandy and England separate until his death when his empire split.

Importance

-During his rule, many castles and fortresses were built in both England and Normandy. - Mainly remembered for the Battle of Hastings where he he fought with Harold II for the throne of England

King John

Biographical Information

- Born in December 24th, 1166, -Death in October 19th, 1216, -Born in Beaumont Palace, Oxford, - Died in Nottinghamshire.

Memorable Moments

-, Recurring Character in Stories such as Robin Hood. ,- Reigned as King from April 1199, to October 1216, - Had 8 Siblings, -" Mad World, Mad Kings, Mad Composition"

Importance

- Accepted the Magna Carta but did not abide by it which led to a bloody Civil war, resulting in King Johns Death. - Several tries at being King of Ireland. - Had Multiple Wives.