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I I : The Reformation (1958). Chapter X I , by F. C . Spooner—The Hapsburg-Valois Struggle. The World of Humanism, 1453-1517. M . P. G I L M O R E . Harper, U . S . A .

Chapter 2—History, by C . V . Langlois. Chapter 6—Universities, by A . G . Little. Chapter 9—Architecture, by T . G . Jackson. Chapter 10—Sculpture and Painting, by M . R . James. Mémoires. P H I L I P P E D E C O M M Y N E S . ) The Cathedral Builders. J E A N G I M P E L . Evergreen Profile Book, 1 9 6 1 . The Dawn of a New Era, 1250-1453. E . P. C H E Y N E Y . Harper, U . S . A . , The Wandering Scholars. H E L E N W A D D E L L . Pelican, 1 9 5 4 . Saint Joan of Arc. V . S A G K V I L L E - W E S T .

J o h n o f Burgundy and Queen Isabella set up a court at Amiens, in opposition to the official government of Charles V I ; while the Dauphin, Charles, after a Parisian rebellion in favour o f the Burgundians, escaped to set up a court in Poitiers. O n l y a renewed English invasion caused the rival parties to think o f co-operation, but here again the bitterness o f the quarrel was shown when, at a meeting on the bridge o f Montereau in 1419, J o h n was murdered b y the Dauphin's supporters. T h e feeling o f contemporaries was exacerbated b y the popular belief that the sinister Isabella was oversexed and also practised black magic.

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