Joan came there from May 22nd through the 24th. There, she convinced the king to begin recoveryoperations by being enthroned in Reims, rather than attacking the British in Normandy. Whilewaiting for the gathering of the army, that was intended to hold in Gien, a raid was raised under theleadership of John of Alencon whom the king had instructed to consult Joan of Arc in all matters, totake over the towns of the Loire region that were still in the hands of the British: Jargeau, Meungand Beaugency.
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