This Day in History Entry #274

May 7th, 2014 by Wordsman

To the English, it seemed quite a coup
‘Til the Maid made her way, charging through
‘Bout three hundred years passed
‘Cross the ocean, at last
The great city was founded anew

Events: Joan of Arc leads the charge against the Boulevart-Tourelles, which resulted in the lifting of the English siege of Orléans; the city of New Orleans is founded
Years: 1429; 1718
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