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    (Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d; Newworldencyclopedia.org, 2013) His reign begun at the age of 11 with the death of father, King Charles V in 1380, and ended with his own death in 1422 for a total of 42 years. (Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d) Due to the age of Charles VI being below the required age for independent rulership, his uncle, Philip the Bold was appointed regent, along with the “council of 12”. (Encyclopedia Britannica, n.d; Jervis, W., Hassall, A. and Haverfield, F, 1907) Philip was a poor regent, affected by avarice, and using his position and Charles for his own political agenda. However, by the time Charles was 19, he had still not declared an independent rule, and had to be urged by the Cardinal-bishop of Laon in order to do so. (Jervis, W., Hassall, A. and Haverfield, F, 1907) The reasoning why Charles did not do so sooner is unknown, because due to the way described, it seems he could have done it whenever it pleased him. However, it could be because of: Philip’s and the councils of 12 political power being so substantial as to be threatening to Charles, or he simply wished not to rule and was content with the responsibility being in the hands of other, among other reasons. But despite the reason, it does show that he likely did not have the capability or desire for monarchical role, even prior to the peak of insanity.…

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    charles i is the king of england and also was the 2nd son of James VI of Scotland (James l of England) and Anne of Denmark., he succeed his father, from 1625 and was executed in 1649. charles was charming and dignified and was also aloof, he kept apart from people and was very narrow-mind. People around him or was in his country complained about his extravagance.charles was like his father, he always going out to look for money and his hobbies was art and enjoying owning fine possessions.Duke…

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    During this battle, Joan was thrown off her horse and abandoned outside the town’s gates. She was then taken captive by the Burgundians and held trial. This began the fall of Joan of Arc The English, who were most gleeful about her capture, did not just want her dead but also wanted to use her to remove King Charles’s legitimacy as king. They attempted to do so by getting the church to condemned Joan as a witch and heretic. King Charles, who owed his crowning to Joan, for some reason, did…

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    imperative geopolitical blunder France had succumbed to, as Habsburg encirclement had absolutely entrenched his aspiration for further French advancement. Nonetheless, with the impending demise of the inept Charles II, his objective would become for his grandson, Philip of Anjou (Philip V), to profit from Habsburg loss. Correspondingly, any method of a French venture to the throne of Spain would be presumed as an act of aggression by the Habsburg Monarchy, thus instantaneously prompting a…

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    successes were paused when the Black Death swept across Europe in 1348, affecting both countries and drastically dropping populations. In 1350, Philip VI died and his place was taken by John II. However, the new king became a prisoner when the English won the Battle of Poitiers in 1356. In 1359, John signed the Treaty of London, which forced him to surrender most of western France and pay 4,000,000 gold ecus as ransom. A year later in 1360, Edward agreed to negotiate peace since he was…

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    Joan Of Arc: A True Hero

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    From 1337 until 1453, the French and British were fighting over who was the rightful heir to the French throne in the Hundred Years’ War. The warring between the two countries was almost stopped when King Henry V had several consecutive victories, leading to his ability to forced Charles VI to name Henry V as the successor for the throne. This was to be the end of conflict until Henry V died in 1422 a few months before Charles VI did. The two deaths led to a disagreement of who was to inherit…

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    the last French king, Charles IV, died in 1328, leaving no direct heir to the throne (Allmad 1). Edward III, the King of England, claimed the French throne because his mother, Isabelle, was Charles’ sister…

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    The saint I am doing is Joan of Arc. Saint Joan of Arc was born in France in 1412. She died on May 30, 1431. On history.com it says that “she a peasant girl living in medieval France, believed that God had chosen her to lead France to victory in its long-running war with England”. With no military training, Joan convinced the embattled crown prince Charles of Valois to allow her to lead a French army to the besieged city of Orléans. After seeing the prince crowned King Charles VII, Joan was…

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    DBQ Essay: The Dark Ages

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    Knights, castles, princesses: they were all a part of the Medieval Ages, or rather, the Dark Ages. The term Dark Ages is a name given to the Middle Ages, or the Medieval Ages. “Dark” is simply referring to the lack of events or advances taking place. The Middle Ages took place from 400 CE to 1400 CE, according to Document A (INDVA). There is debate as to whether the Dark Ages were truly that “dark”. The term “Dark Ages” is an inappropriate term as much actually did occur during this time. A…

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    included, believed she heard voices from God. Joan of Arc had humble beginnings and her beliefs inspired her to do great things. She would help Charles VII become king. However, at the end of her life she would be burned at the stake for heresy. Joan has an incredible story that takes her from her humble beginnings, to completing incredible feats of victory during the hundred year war till she met her untimely demise. To begin with, Joan of Arc was born in 1412 A.D. and she lived at home with…

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