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    Richard III Villain

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    said to have had his nephews Edward V and Richard, Duke of York killed. He also kills the Duke of Buckingham, and his wife and Anne Neville. It is also understood that Richard killed Henry VI, Henrys son Edward, Prince of Wales, and Anne Neville’s first husband. Historically, there were fewer victims. The most scandalous of the murders that Richard had been accused of was him being the man who murdered his two nephews Edward V and Richard, the sons of Edward IV in the Tower of London. The oldest boy, Edward V was just 12 years old, and his little brother Richard was 9. On April 9th, 1483, Richard III’s brother, Edward IV died. Just a couple days before he died, he managed to add on to his will naming Richard Protector and Defensor of the Realm. This also allowed him to care for Edwards young sons, the soon to be King Edward V. (Murph 16). After his father’s death the new king, Edward V traveled from Ludlow to London. Richard would meet him here and accompany him to the capital, where he would be put up in the quarters in the Tower of London. Edward V’s brother, Richard would later join him in the…

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    Hundred Years War

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    Though her father was a farmer, they were well-off. She grew up as a devout Catholic through the teachings of her mother excluding how to read and write. By the time she reached her thirteen years, she started to hear voices, the first which came from, as she later identified, St. Michael the Archangel. His messages tend to be pieces of advice on how to live a pious life, but was then given the important mission to go to France, or where the monarch ruled. The voices of St. Catherine and St.…

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    and Women of this time period. From William Shakespeare’s Henry V to Shaw’s Saint Joan we can see a comparison of the two lead protagonists and how they inspired people to follow them despite the differences in class ranks between King Henry and Joan of Arc, as well as which of the two was more effective. Henry V the king of England during part of the Hundred Years War and the main character of Shakespeare’s Henry V, is a man on a mission. He believes that he is the rightful King of France. To…

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    From 1337 to 1453 ce, England and France fought against each other in the Hundred Years War; inspired by Joan of Arc using their deadly longbows France was able to almost drive England out of the country. The Hundred Years War was a series of battles that took place between 1337 to 1453. Besides battles there were raids, sieges, and diplomatic maneuver. England and France were never friends,because they both wanted each other's territory. This is most important conflict that happened during the…

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    The Hundred Years War is one of the most notable conflicts of the Medieval ages. Two rival dynasties were fighting over land in a struggle that is marked by numerous battles, multiple characters, and disregarded treaty after disregarded treaty. The land in question, known as Aquitaine or Guyenne, should have belonged to England, but was being treated as a French territory causing a conflict that would span over the rule of different monarchs on both sides. The war was long enough to be divided…

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    Joan Of Arc Outline

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    Joan of Arc Imagine beimg on a battlefeild fighting for your country, and no one else looks and acts like you. Joan of Arc was born January 6, 1412 in Domremy France. Joan led the French army into victory, until her death in 1431. Joan of Arc was rewarded with the title of being a saint because of an extraordinary young life,successful fights, and a powerful ending to her life. Joan of Arc’s unique life started with and extraordinary childhood. Joan was just llike other girls, uneducated.One…

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    Who Is Joan Of Arc

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    Mr. Donahue, Amongst the many remarkable figures in history, Joan of Arc is one of the most incredible. A simple maid, born in the farmlands of France during the Hundred Years war. Who was called, by God, to bring peace and unity her broken nation at a very young age. Joan then endured persecution and imprisonment from the enemy, always acting on God’s will and not her own. As Joan herself put it, “What I do, I do by commandment.” A very pious girl, Joan started hearing the voices of Saints and…

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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…

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    One of the longest wars in history, the Hundred Years War was a bloodthirsty period of battle between England and France. The war was not limited to England and France; Scotland, a French ally, battled against England. It was further complicated by a civil war in France from 1407 to 1435 between the Burgundians and Armagnacs, noble factions in France. The English and French both supported different sides of the civil war in Spain, which prolonged the Hundred Years War. It was actually 116 years…

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    From the invasion of Northern France in 1339, to the surrender of Bordeaux in 1453, the Hundred Years’ War is considered one of the bloodiest wars of its time (Saunders, Turnbull 125, 142). The war lasted 116 years (125). The Hundred Years’ War illustrates turmoil in history where England tried to control France so that the English kings could expand their territorial holding in France. The Hundred Years War that started in 1337 was actually series of wars (Saunders, Turnbull 125). One of the…

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