She was subsequently handed over to forces loyal to English King Henry VI and after a trial she was condemned and burned at the stake in May At her trial, Joan said that she thought her age was Charles VII refused to recognize this treaty and continued resistance albeit as an uncrowned ruler. Her reputation was such that the English, led in France by the regent John, Duke of Bedford, blamed their defeats on her alleged supernatural powers.
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To Joan and her supporters, her mission of driving the English out of France and crowning Charles was one that was called upon her by God. Modern-day medical doctors have speculated that she may have suffered from a medical condition, such as schizophrenia or a form of epilepsy, which made her hear voices.
At the time she lived, it was a settlement on the border between France and the Holy Roman Empire.
It was also a place of conflicting loyalties. While the people of the village were generally loyal to Charles VII, many of the nearby territories were loyal to the Duchy of Burgundy, which was allied with the English. The ringing of church bells would sometimes trigger them. In , her village was attacked by Anglo-Burgundian forces and her family fled, returning after the attack was over. After this, she left home for the last time, going to Vaucouleurs and eventually persuading a reluctant local official named Robert de Baudricourt to give her an escort to take her to see Charles VII at his castle at Chinon.
Siobhan Nash-Marshall, now a professor at Manhattanville College, writes in her book "Joan of Arc: A Spiritual Biography" Crossroad Publishing, that the journey was more than miles kilometers , taking them through territory controlled by the enemy and bandits.
Traveling by night, avoiding towns, and at times going through the wilderness they reached the castle. Warner notes that at her trial, Joan asked not to be pressed on what happened at Chinon, and when questioned said that Charles received a sign, of some form, to signify that her story was true.
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Warner points out that, contrary to popular belief, Joan was not in command of this force. Rather, the force was led by the Count of Dunois. It is the help of the King of Heaven.
Even though the French now outnumbered their besiegers, their commanders were reluctant to attack the Anglo-Burgundian forces until more help arrived. Joan pressed for an assault, and eventually an attack was launched against the most isolated of the enemy fortifications to the east. With French confidence growing, the soldiers attacked one besieging fort after another, eventually breaking the siege of the city. Nash-Marshall points out that the morale boost Joan gave cannot be underestimated. More often than not, they simply preferred to stay off the battlefield.
French kings were crowned at Reims, a city that at the time was under control of the Anglo-Burgundians.
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This is primarily due to shipping costs, which would increase significantly if we were to make it any larger. Currently we are only offering Joan of Arc in English and French. A Spanish version is a possibility if we can reach backers for it. If Spanish is successful, we may consider doing the same for other languages as well.
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Each hex measures 16cm c6 inches from point to opposite point. This means that it is made up of six equilateral triangles with 8cm sides. The Game Trayz Deluxe Storage Box will hold all of the cards sleeved or unsleeved , tokens, and tiles from the entire Joan of Arc range. This includes ALL expansions! It will not hold minis or rulebooks. Given the nature of the game, solo rules are not something we will be doing as a general style of play.
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