On this day in 1430, Joan of Arc was taken prisoner. She was sold to the English for 10,000 francs. Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick kept her guarded day and night. He believed her to be an evil witch- ‘the disciple and limb of the fiend’. 
image: Paul Delaroche, Joan of Arc in Prison, 1824 

On this day in 1430, Joan of Arc was taken prisoner. She was sold to the English for 10,000 francs. Richard Beauchamp, Earl of Warwick kept her guarded day and night. He believed her to be an evil witch- ‘the disciple and limb of the fiend’. 

image: Paul Delaroche, Joan of Arc in Prison, 1824