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The maid and the queen : the secret history of Joan of Arc / Nancy Goldstone.

Author/Creator:
Goldstone, Nancy Bazelon.
Other Title:
Secret history of Joan of Arc
Publication:
New York : Viking, 2012.
Format/Description:
Book
xviii, 296 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Subjects:
Joan, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431.
Yolande d'Aragon, Queen, consort of Louis II, King of Naples, d. 1442.
France -- History -- Charles VII, 1422-1461.
Christian women saints -- France -- Biography.
Nobility -- France -- Biography.
Louis II, Duke of Anjou, 1377-1417.
Summary:
The untold story of the extraordinary queen Yolande of Aragon, queen of Sicily, who championed Joan of Arc.
Contents:
Before Joan. The kingdom of the gay science
To be a queen
The mad king of France
Civil war
A new dauphin
Joan of Arc. Childhood in Domrémy
The angels speak to Joan
Joan meets the dauphin
The maid of Orléans
Capture at Compiègne
The trial of Joan of Arc
After Joan. Of politics and prisoners
The queen takes control
The road to Rouen
The rehabilitation of Joan of Arc.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:
9780670023332
0670023337
OCLC:
733230727
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