The young girl's historical journey led her away from home and eventually to Chinon, where she requested an audience with Charles VII, the dauphin and future king.
These voices told her that it was her divine mission to free her country from the English and help the dauphin gain the French throne.
Festivals occurred frequently at the square during the Old Regime, notably on the occasion of the birth of the dauphin and for royal marriages.
Her time with the royal French household, which included tutoring the dauphin Louis, came to an end as the Hundred Years War was renewed in 1415.
In 1429 Joan did fulfill her goals of raising the siege of Orleans and getting the dauphin crowned as King Charles VII at Reims, the traditional coronation site for French monarchs.
It seemed wise to ship Mary out of Scotland at age 5 for France, where she was reared as a match for that country's dauphin prince.
In 1483 Margaret of Austria was betrothed to the dauphin , later Charles VIII of France, but they never married.
In 1558, she married the French dauphin who became King Francois II of France a little over a year later.
The play ends with the maistre and vignerons hoping for more victories from Louis and a dauphin to secure the succession.
Henry's savage reprisals in 1544 and 1545 alienated what support the English had in Scotland and in 1548 Mary was betrothed to the dauphin and sent to France.