Joan of Arc

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Categories: Fiction » Historical Fiction

An account of a national heroine of France and a Catholic saint by Lord Ronald Gower, a British aristocrat, Liberal politician, sculptor and writer. From preface: The authors whose works I have chiefl


y used in writing this Life of Joan of Arc, are--first, Quicherat, who was the first to publish at length the Minutes of the two trials concerning the Maid--that of her trial at Rouen in 1430, and of her rehabilitation in 1456, and who unearthed so many chronicles relating to her times; secondly, Wallon, whose Life of Joan of Arc is of all the fullest and most reliable; thirdly, Fabre, who has within the last few years published several most important books respecting the life and death of Joan.

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