How the English king lost his reputation in France
On December 27, 1431, nine-year-old King Henry VI, two years after his coronation in England, was crowned in the cathedral Notre Dame de Paris as French king. I wish he did not.
It so happened that the coronation of the boy king made for the fall of English rule in France even more than all the feats accomplished by Joan of Arc. To begin with, it was decided to be crowned in Reims, and not at all in Paris. The tradition of the French kings was the same and the same Zhanna not without reason dragged her king Charles VII to this very Reims.
But the French were knocked out not only by the fact that the coronation was not where it should be. In the end - it is, though not trifles for a medieval person, but you can put up with something like that. But with the fact that the king, or rather those who ruled for him, meanie - many did not want to put up. And the problem turned out to be that the French invited to the feast, including the nobles, were treated to a WARM-UP hot roast at the festive feast.
As it was later written in the chronicles about this: “No one was glad about that.