History on Fire: Joan of Arc / Hundred Years War

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Re: History on Fire: Joan of Arc / Hundred Years War

Post by katarn » Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:47 pm

Montegriffo wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:14 am
Any normal country when a young girl hears voices in her head she is treated as the nutter she clearly is and kept away from any important decision making.
In France they put her at the head of the army, follow her into battle and eventually make her a Saint.
No wonder the snail eaters are so rubbish at war... ;)
For being rubbish at war, they managed to kick you lot off the continent that time. ;)
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Re: History on Fire: Joan of Arc / Hundred Years War

Post by Speaker to Animals » Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:12 pm

They literally needed God to help them.

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Re: History on Fire: Joan of Arc / Hundred Years War

Post by GloryofGreece » Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:35 pm

Best book sources I could find so far believe it or not Twain's comes highly recommended.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/19744 ... 0DER&psc=1

and modern scholarship with this one
https://www.amazon.com/Joan-Arc-Story-R ... 8&qid=&sr=
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Re: History on Fire: Joan of Arc / Hundred Years War

Post by Montegriffo » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:56 pm

katarn wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 4:47 pm
Montegriffo wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 10:14 am
Any normal country when a young girl hears voices in her head she is treated as the nutter she clearly is and kept away from any important decision making.
In France they put her at the head of the army, follow her into battle and eventually make her a Saint.
No wonder the snail eaters are so rubbish at war... ;)
For being rubbish at war, they managed to kick you lot off the continent that time. ;)
Eventually, after 80 years of losing battle after battle.
Wasn't god or Joan that finally got rid of us either, it was the development of bloody canons making castles obsolete.
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Re: History on Fire: Joan of Arc / Hundred Years War

Post by TheReal_ND » Tue Oct 02, 2018 8:58 pm

Speaker to Animals wrote:
Tue Oct 02, 2018 5:12 pm
They literally needed God to help them.
Even God hates the eternal """Anglo"""

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Re: History on Fire: Joan of Arc / Hundred Years War

Post by Montegriffo » Tue Oct 02, 2018 9:05 pm

Pah, everyone knows that God is an Englishman. That's why we don't have earthquakes or active volcanoes.
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Re: History on Fire: Joan of Arc / Hundred Years War

Post by Hastur » Wed Oct 03, 2018 1:13 am

Perfidious Albion had it coming. Their arrogant Kings needed to be taken down a notch. Magna Carta wasn't enough.

Thank God the English didn't win. It might have prevented the ideas that became the foundation for the liberal west from ever taking form.
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Re: History on Fire: Joan of Arc / Hundred Years War

Post by Montegriffo » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:21 am

Oh the English certainly did win. 80 or 90 years of raping the French countryside, ransoming European nobles for huge sums of money, pillaging the gold,silver and valuable weapons and armour of fallen knights.
Fortunes were made and ordinary men built castles and huge family dynasties back in England on the strength of their adventures in France.
Then there was the wholesale death of the aristocracy of the near continent. Crecy alone accounted for the death of 5 kings, 30 odd earls and around 300 top noblemen.
By the time of the French victories in the last 20 years or so of the hundred years war France was a shadow of its former self and weakened to the point it couldn't challenge English supremacy again until the time of Napoleon.
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Re: History on Fire: Joan of Arc / Hundred Years War

Post by Hastur » Wed Oct 03, 2018 2:52 am

The biggest win was that they got thrown off the continent and could focus on their proper destiny - ruling the seas.
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Re: History on Fire: Joan of Arc / Hundred Years War

Post by Montegriffo » Wed Oct 03, 2018 3:21 am

It took another 100 years to throw us off the continent.
England held Calais until 1558.
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