French Duke who almost always supported Joan of Arc's ideas
Philip the Good, also known as the Duke of Burgundy, or "Burgundy" for short, competed with the Valois king Charles during the Hundred Years' War for control over certain French territories. Those who supported Philip against the claims of the pro-Charles party (the Armagnac party) were called "Burgundians."
The bishop of Beauvais, Pierre Cauchon presided over Joan of Arc's trial for heresy and witchcraft, resulting in her burning at the stake.
French King from 1422 to 1461, during much of second phase of the Hundred Years' War. Because at the time of his father's death the traditional site of coronations, Reims, was under English control, he assumed control without being ceremonially crowned. Thus Joan of Arc called him the "Dauphin," the name for the crown p rince of France, until 1429, when the coronation finally could take place at Reims. Charles was the Valois claimant to the kingship of the War's disputed lands, and those who supported him were called "Armagnacs."
A wealthy nobleman who fought at Joan of Arc's side at the Siege of Orleans. Years later, Gilles de Rais managed to squander his massive fortune and was hanged after a trial for Satanism, abduction, and murdering children.
One of the Duke of Burgundy's star commanders, John of Luxembourg captured Joan at the Battle of Compiegne.
French military commander along with Joan of Arc and Gilles de Rais at the Siege of Orleans.
Joan's brother, who went with her to the Battle of Compiegne
Saint Catherine of Alexandria was a martyred saint who was the patron of philosophers and scholars. Joan of Arc claimed that one of the "voices" she heard was Saint Catherine's.
A saint whose voice Joan of Arc claimed to hear.
One of the saints Joan of Arc claimed to hear speaking in her head.