Joan of Arc – My Family Connections – Charles VII of France

The Lives of my Ancestors

Heroine,  Saint, Martyr

Three of my ancestors can be traced back to the life of Joan of Arc, they either knew her personally or were part responsible for her downfall. This post covers one of those connections.

Joan of Arc's Death at the Stake, by Hermann Stilke (1843)[ Source: Wikipedia Joan of Arc’s Death at the Stake, by Hermann Stilke (1843)[
Source: Wikipedia

 Do you know whether or not you are in God’s grace?

Joan: If I am not, may God put me there; and if I am, may God so keep me. I should be the saddest creature in the world if I knew I were not in His grace.”

Joan of Arc is interrogated by The Cardinal of Winchester in her prison 1431. Painting by Paul Delaroche (1797-1856). Source: Wikepedia Joan of Arc is interrogated by Henry Beaufort – The Cardinal of Winchester in her prison 1431. Painting by Paul Delaroche (1797-1856).
Henry Beaufort is my 20th great-grand uncle. Source: Wikepedia

There are many characters in history that as an amateur historian and genealogist I find very interesting, one such person is…

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