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Joan of Arc, King John, and William the conqueror
Joan of Arc
-birth: c. 1412, death: May 30, 1431__ -occupation: warrior, martyr.__ -she led the french army to victory against the British during the Hundred Years War.
Joan was believed to be able to talk to God and Jesus.
Joan burned on a stake
Joan was put to death because of being able to talk to God.
the statue of Joan
this is a monument of Joan.
Joan of Arc was important to the french army because she was put in charge, she is the youngest person to have been put into command. She turned a whole war around in only a couple of months, France was almost put into misery, but Joan led them to victory.
Birth: December 24, 1167, Place of birth: Beaumont Palace, Oxford, Death: 1216
He created an extreme tax to tax the poor, he lost land and tried to reclaim it by taxing the poor. He is known as Bad King John, he was famous and still is today..
William the Conqueror
Nickname: William the Bastard Lifespan: 1028 - 1087 Ruled as King of England: 1066 - 1087 his date of birth is unknown, he is said to be born around 1028 c.
He established something known a feudalism- the system of political organization prevailing in Europe from the 9th to about the 15th centuries having as its basis the relation of lord to vassal with all land held in fee and as chief characteristics homage, the service of tenants under arms and in court, wardship, and forfeiture (definiton came from dictionary web site http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/feudalism) he was famous for this.