Personal Recollections of Joan of Arc - Book 2: In Court and Camp, Chapter 38-41 Summary & Analysis

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Book 2: In Court and Camp, Chapter 38-41 Summary

Joan argues that the next step should be the taking of Paris, and despite resistance from the Chancellor of France, the King approves. Joan and the army approach the walls of Paris but are pulled back by the King's order. Shortly thereafter he disbands the army.

On the 24th of May, Joan and six hundred cavalry attempt to free Compiegne from the Duke of Burgundy. They fight against the Burgundians at Marguy while English reinforcements approach. The enemy surrounds Joan and her small personal guard. Most of the guard falls wounded, with the Dwarf and the Paladin fighting to their deaths. The English capture Joan of Arc.

Book 2: In Court and Camp, Chapter 38-41 Analysis

Joan's capture by the English ends her military career. Her desire to take Paris thwarted, she tries to raise interest...

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