Historical Events in 1429

  • Feb 12 Battle of the Herrings fought during Hundred Years' War when French and Scottish troops unsuccessfully attack English convoy (carrying barrels of herrings) near Rouvray

Historic Siege

Apr 29 Joan of Arc arrives at the siege of Orleans

  • May 7 English siege of Orleans broken by Joan of Arc and the French army
  • Jun 11 Hundred Years' War: The start of the Battle of Jargeau (France)
  • Jul 16 Joan of Arc and the French army enter the city of Rheims
  • Jul 17 Dauphin crowned King Charles VII of France (despite having been king since 1422)
  • Nov 4 Joan of Arc and Charles d'Albret liberate the heavily fortified town of Saint-Pierre-le-MoĆ»tier after a siege