1430-1449-Execution of Joan of Arc, Lancastrian Decline

1430 Siege of Compiègne (Compiègne, Oise)

On 23 May 1430 Joan Arc 1412-1431 (18) was captured during the Siege of Compiègne. John Luxembourg II Count Ligny 1392-1441 (38) commanded the rear-guard. Philip "Good" Valois-Burgundy III Duke Burgundy 1396-1467 (33) fought.

09 Jan 1431 Trial of Joan of Arc (Rouen Castle, Rouen)

On 09 Jan 1431 Joan Arc 1412-1431 (19) was tried at Rouen Castle, Rouen. John Lancaster 1st Duke Bedford 1389-1435 (41) and Henry Beauchamp 1st Duke Warwick 1425-1446 (5)

11 Jun 1431 Birth of Edmund Tudor (Much Hadham Palace, Much Hadham, Hertfordshire)

30 May 1431 Execution of Joan of Arc (Old Market Place, Rouen)

On 30 May 1431 Joan Arc 1412-1431 (19) was burned at the stake witnessed by Cardinal Henry Beaufort 1375-1447 (56) at Old Market Place, Rouen

Around Oct 1431 Siege of Louviers (Louviers, Eure, Haute Normandie)

On 03 Oct 1431 Thomas Beaufort Count Perche 1405-1431 (26) killed at Louviers, Eure, Haute Normandie during the Siege of Louviers

16 Dec 1431 French Coronation of Henry VI (Notre Dame de Paris)

On 16 Dec 1431 Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (10) was crowned II King France: Lancaster at Notre Dame de Paris. Walter Hungerford 1st Baron Hungerford 1378-1449 (53) was appointed Carver. Thomas Harrington 1400-1460 (31), Hugh Courtenay 12th Earl Devon 1389-1422 and Thomas Courtenay 13th Earl Devon 1414-1458 (17)

09 May 1435 Battle of Gerberoy (Gerberoy, Oise)

On 09 May 1435 a French force commanded by Étienne Vignolles -1443 heavily defeated an English force commanded by John Fitzalan 14th Earl Arundel 1408-1435 (27) at the Battle of Gerberoy at Gerberoy, Oise. John Fitzalan 14th Earl Arundel 1408-1435 (27) was killed. Richard Woodville 1st Earl Rivers 1405-1469 (30) fought.

Sep 1435 Congress and Treaty of Arras

24 Nov 1440 Douglas Black Dinner (Great Hall, Edinburgh Castle)

On 24 Nov 1440 William Crichton -1454 arranged a dinner of reconciliation at the Great Hall, Edinburgh Castle. During the course of the dinner the young brothers William Douglas 3rd Duke Touraine 1424-1440 (16) and David Douglas 1430-1440 (10) was beheaded in front of the young James II King Scotland 1430-1460 (10)

Sep 1441 Trial of Eleanor Cobham

In 1441 Eleanor Cobham 1400-1452 (41), wife of the heir presumptive Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester 1390-1447 (50), brother of the deceased Henry V King England 1386-1422, uncle of Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (19), was tried for predicting the future of the King. She consulted two astrologers Thomas Southwell and Roger Bolingbroke. All three were arrested, tried and found guilty. Eleanor denied most of the charges but confessed to obtaining potions from Margery Jourdemayne, 'the Witch of Eye'. Thomas Southwell died whilst in the Tower of London, Tower Hill, City of London

28 May 1444 Treaty of Tours

18 Mar 1445 Richard of York meets Margaret of Anjou (Pontoise)

On 18 Mar 1445 Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales 1411-1460 (33) met Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (14) at Pontoise

23 Apr 1445 Marriage of Henry VI and Margaret of Anjou (Titchfield Abbey, Fareham, Hampshire)

On 23 Apr 1445 Henry VI King England, II King France 1421-1471 (23) and Margaret of Anjou Queen Consort England 1430-1482 (15) were married at Titchfield Abbey, Fareham, Hampshire

20 Oct 1445 Richard of York returns to England

23 Feb 1447 Death of Humphrey of Lancaster (Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk)

On 23 Feb 1447 Humphrey Lancaster 1st Duke Gloucester 1390-1447 (56) died. He was possibly poisoned although more likely he died from a stroke at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

30 Jul 1447 Richard York appointed Lieutenant of Ireland

On 30 Jul 1447 Richard 3rd Duke York Prince Wales 1411-1460 (35) was appointed as Lieutenant Ireland

03 Jan 1448 Warwick Succeeds

On 03 Jan 1448 Anne Beauchamp 15th Countess Warwick 1443-1448 (4) died at Ewelme, Oxfordshire aged four whilst in the care of Alice Chaucer 1404-1475 (44). After a prolonged legal dispute between her three half-aunties, and her full auntie, the courts decided her full aunt Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick 1426-1492 (21) should succeed; Anne Beauchamp 16th Countess Warwick 1426-1492 (21) succeeded 16th Earl Warwick (1C 1088). Her husband Richard "Kingmaker" Neville 16th Earl Warwick, 6th Earl Salisbury 1428-1471 (20) jure uxoris 16th Earl Warwick (1C 1088)

23 Oct 1448 Battle of Sark (Gretna Green)

On 23 Oct 1448 Hugh Douglas 1st Earl Ormonde -1455 commanded at Gretna Green during the Battle of Sark inflicting a heavy defeat on the English forces. Henry Percy 3rd Earl Northumberland 1421-1461 (27) and Thomas Harrington 1400-1460 (48) were captured. Henry Percy 2nd Earl Northumberland 1393-1455 (55) escaped.