Wednesday, January 9, 2019

Joan of Arc -- beginning of the end

January 9, 1431: Judges' investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government.

Postscript -- Well, things did not go well for poor Joan. Of course, the truth of it all is now hard to discern. Somewhere among historical, religious, and fictional accounts, the truth has been obliterated. Such is life. 

Here is the Wikipedia version.


  1. that's true of a lot of history: as many versions as there are sources...

    1. History is written by the winners..... and the axe grinders ....