Joan of Arc

Students will be intrigued by this in-depth study of the charismatic, controversial maiden who inspired a nation. Her life and character, as well as the attitudes and world of her contemporaries are richly explored in seven broadsheet essays and fascinating hands-on, historical documents. This portfolio includes a Student Guide with reproducible activities. 7 Illustrated Broadsheet Essays: * Domremy * The Voices of the Mission * The Siege of Orleans * Coronation at Rheims * Prison and Trial * A Saint or a Witch ... * Restoring a Reputation 9 Primary Source Documents: * Letter signed by Joan * Triptych of three miniatures: Siege of Orleans, portrait of Joan in armor, the coronation of Charles VII * Pictorial map showing the division of France and places associated with Joan * Siege weapons and tactics as shown in fifteenth-century manuscripts * Page from the trial record bearing margin note, “responsio superba” with transcript * Letter from the Duke of Bedford to Henry VI describing the siege of Orleans with transcript * Page from Holinshed describing Joan * Portraits of Joan’s friends and enemies: Charles VII, Duke of Bedford, Earl of Warwick, Dunois, Cauchon * Transcripts of Joan's letter, Joan's Trial, and the letter from the Duke of Bedford

Product type: Primary Source Portfolio
ISBN: 978-1-5669-6125-7
Author: Kathrine Sorley Walker
Copyright: 1965
Reading Level: Grades 8-12+
Interest Level: Grades 8-12+
Dimensions: 14" x 9"