Jeanne d'Arc

Her Life and Death

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Author: Mrs Oliphant
Published: 1896
Language: English
Wordcount: 112,341 / 313 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 38.1
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 9,993
mnybks.net#: 5348
Origin: gutenberg.org
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d of meeting an invader with a united force of patriotic resistance, one or more of these subordinate rulers was sure to side with the invader and to execute greater atrocities against his own flesh and blood than anything the alien could do.

When Charles VII. of France began, nominally, his reign, his uncles and cousins, his nearest kinsmen, were as determinedly his opponents, as was Henry V. of England, whose frank object was to take the crown from his head. The country was torn in pieces with different causes and cries. The English were but little farther off from the Parisian than was the Burgundian, and the English king was only a trifle less French than were the members of the royal family of France. These circumstances are little taken into consideration in face of the general history, in which a careless reader sees nothing but the two nations pitted against each other as they might be now, the French united in one strong and distinct nationality, the three kingdoms of Great Britain all welded into

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