Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2652
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Wood , Charles T.
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  • Title: Joan of Arc's Mission and the Lost Record of Her Interrogation at Poitiers [Charles VII ordered French churchmen to examine Joan at Poitiers; the author argues that in the trial that rehabilitated Joan her goal shifted from the relief of Orleans to the coronation of the dauphin in order to prove the King's right to the throne].
  • Source: Fresh Verdicts on Joan of Arc.  Edited by Bonnie Wheeler and Charles T. Wood.  Garland Publishing, 1996.  Pages 19 - 29.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Charles VII, King of France Joan of Arc, Saint Politics
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Abstract: At Poitiers Joan limited her mission to the relief of Orleans, but her ification trial reaffirmed Charles VII's legitimacy. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing.]
  • Author's Affiliation: Dartmouth College
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815323379