1425-1434-Loire Campaign, Joan of Arc
1428 Parliament Passes a Bill to Prevent Catherine of Valois Marrying
In 1428 Parliament Passes a Bill to Prevent Catherine of Valois Marrying without the consent of the King. The Bill appears to be in response to rumours that Catherine of Valois Queen Consort England and Edmund Beaufort 2nd Duke Somerset (22) were having an affair, and were planning to marry.
12 Oct 1428 Siege of Orleans
On 12 Oct 1428 the Siege of Orleans commenced at Orleans. During the course of the siege Thomas Montagu 1st Count Perche, 4th Earl Salisbury (40) and Jean Poton Xaintrailles were wounded. William "Jackanapes" Pole 1st Duke Suffolk (31) commanded the English forces during some of the siege.
12 Feb 1429 Battle of the Herrings (Rouvray)
On 12 Feb 1429 John Fastolf was at Rouvray leading a supply train of some 300 carts of crossbows, cannons, etc and also barrels of herrings to Orleans. A force of 400 strong Scottish cavalry led by Charles Bourbon I Duke Bourbon and John Stewart Count Évreux (49) attacked the supply train and were destroyed by English archers protected by supply wagons. John Stewart Count Évreux (49) was killed. [Battle of the Herrings]
08 Mar 1429 Joan of Arc meet Charles VII at Chinon (Chinon Castle)
08 Mar 1429 Joan Arc met with Charles "Victorious" VII King France at Chinon Castle. [Joan of Arc meet Charles VII at Chinon]
08 May 1429 Relief of Orleans
08 May 1429 Joan Arc relieved the Siege of Orleans. [Relief of Orleans]
11 May 1429 Joan of Arc meet Charles VII at Loches (Royal Lodge)
On 11 May 1429 following her success at Orleans Joan Arc met Charles "Victorious" VII King France at the Royal Lodge where she persuaded him to be crowned at Reims Cathedral. [Joan of Arc meet Charles VII at Loches]
11 Jun 1429 Battle of Jargeau
15 Jun 1429 Battle of Meung-sur-Loire
On 15 Jun 1429 Joan Arc and Jean Poton Xaintrailles fought at Meung-sur-Loire during the Battle of Meung-sur-Loire capturing the bridge over the Loire.
17 Jun 1429 Battle of Beaugency (Loiret)
On 17 Jun 1429 Joan Arc and Jean Poton Xaintrailles fought at Loiret during the Battle of Beaugency.
18 Jun 1429 Battle of Patay
On 18 Jun 1429 the Battle of Patay was the final engagement of the Loire Campaign of the Hundred Years War. The French forces commanded by Joan Arc, Étienne Vignolles and Jean Poton Xaintrailles defeated an English force of 5000. The English lost around 2000 men with Thomas Scales 7th Baron Scales (32) , Thomas Rempston, and John "Old Talbot" Talbot 1st Earl Shrewsbury, Earl Waterford (46) being captured. John Fastolf fought.
17 Jul 1429 Coronation of Charles VII (Reims Cathedral)
08 Mar 1429 Charles "Victorious" VII King France was crowned at Reims Cathedral with Joan Arc present. [Coronation of Charles VII]
06 Nov 1429 English Coronation of Henry VI (Westminster Abbey)
On 06 Nov 1429 Henry VI King England, II King France (7) was crowned VI King England: Plantagenet Lancaster by Cardinal Henry Beaufort (54) at Westminster Abbey. Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick (4) carried the child King. John Mowbray 3rd Duke Norfolk (14) attended. John Beaumont 1st Viscount Beaumont was knighted. [English Coronation of Henry VI]