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Joan of Arc

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Saint Joan of Arc or The Maid of Orleans (1412 –1431) is regarded a Catholic saint and a national heroine of France. She led the French army to important victories during the Hundred Years’ War.
Answer Yes she did. "Her dark hair was close-cropped but for an unbecoming mop on the top of the head. ...Ugly!" Yeah she always tied it up!!!
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Answer Joan of Arc, also Jeanne d'Arc (1412 to 30 May 1431) is a national heroine of France and a saint of the Roman Catholic Church. She believed she had visions from God that told her to recover her homeland from English domination late in the Hundred Years' War. The uncrowned King Charles VII se…
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Wa Burned on a stake...not a good answer!Through the process of beatification and canonization does one become a saint.
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Joan was born on January 6, 1412, at Greux-Domremy, Lorraine, France
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See Related LinksSee the Related Links to the right for the answer.Her name in French was "Jeanne D'Arc", or as we say in English "Joan of Arc", Arc being the town from which she came.replay Sep. 14, 2008: The above answer is incorrect; d'Arc was her father's last name. Joan was born and raised in D…
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She WA born to a poor French family.
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Joan of Arc is the Patron Saint of France. Others associated with France include: St.Anne, St.Denis, St.Martin of Tours, St. Remigius, and St.Therese of LiseuxJoan of Arc is one of the Patron Saints of France.
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It is believed her Mother, Isabelle D"arc was still alive at the time of her death (that is Joan"s death by execution in l43l) and some years after. It has been argued she had (Two fathers) Mother may have remarried, what with Wars and other hazards of the Dark ages!Joan of Arc Fan 1 replies:Accordi…
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Answer She was burned at the stake-- I imagine one of the most horrible ways to die.
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Yes, Joan of Arc changed history. She proved that women could be military leaders. She made an impact on the world in just fifteen months!
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She was said to be short, stocky, sunbrowned, with dark eyes, a red birthmark behind her left ear, and a light feminine voice. Her black hair was bobbed short. In the "Procès de Réhabilitation" (the notes of her trial) she is described as a short, sturdy woman, with black hair. She wore man's clo…
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Uhh, you lived happily, nothing happened and there is nothing here about the end of the world because it is not happening.
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The Maid of Orleans was nineteen years of age at the stake-
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for being a very brave girl/warrior because she fought against the british! Actually she fought against the English. They weren't 'British' yet. She also really upset the Church and as "The Maid of Orleans" gave the French a backbone. Probably the first real French patriot. If you don't count Charl…
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Joan of Arc died on May 30, 1431 at the age of 19. Joan of Arc was burnt at the stake on May 30, 1431, at the age of 19 years old. She was found guilty of heresy at a mock trial set up by her English captors, who greatly feared and hated Joan because she had decisively defeated them in battle, hum…
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Joan of Arc's sister's name was Catherine.
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In her final battle against the Burgundians who supported the British, Joan was captured and sold to the Brits. They gave her a rigged Church trial at which she was found guilty of heresy and ordered to be burned at the stake
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Popular estimates based on known sizes of people in medieval times( sorry no authentic St.Joan armor costumes have been found ) seem to suggest she was tall for her times, at about 5 feet 6 Inches. The actress Ingrid Bergman was 5 Ft Nine inches so a bit tall. somewhat oddly , while she only lived t…
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Joan of Arc was Roman Catholic. She is now venerated as a saint in the Catholic Church. Roman Catholic. all of France was Catholic at the time ( l429-3l)
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Joan was born during the Hundred Years War and became involved in her late teens, dying at the age of 19 when she was burned at the stake by the British.
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Joan of Arc is the yougest person in history at only age 17 to command the army of a major nation. In only a couple of months she was able to completely reverse a war that had been going on for almost 100 years that the French were about to lose. The victories she won at Orleans and Patay are consid…
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Joan of Arc didn't go to school
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If you consider being burned at stake painful yes.
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Joan of Arc (born Jan. 6, 1412), was the daughter of a French peasant farmer in Domremy in eastern France and heard voices from God thru St. Catherine to lead the French army against the English siege of Orleans. On May 1st thru the 8th, 1429, she defeated the English at Orleans with her natural abi…
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She saved France.
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She was burned at stake. In addition, Joan was shot once in the shoulder and another time in the thigh with a crossbow.
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She stopped the English from taking control of France.appeared at the french court claiming that voices told her to drive out the englishshe escorted the dauphin (the oldest son of the French King ) to the cathedral at Reimsat the time armies of England had bordered onto the traditional French side,…
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Some people of that time did believe she was a witch. She was trialed for witch craft and burned at the steak.No, the bishop Cauchon and the jury trying Joan of Arc wanted to try her as a witch, but upon examination they found she was still a virgin, and people believed that to be a witch one had to…
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Joan was born the daughter of Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle Rome She had four siblings: Pierre d'Arc - Brother Jacquemin d'Arc - Brother Jean d'Arc - Brother Catherine d'Arc - Sister
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The Cross of Lorraine is part of the heraldic arms of Lorraine in eastern France. It was originally held to be a symbol of Joan of Arc. The Cross of Lorraine is a heraldic cross. The "double cross" consists of a vertical line crossed by two smaller horizontal bars. In the ancient version, both bars …
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Answer: As a visionary military commander at the siege of Orleans. She also became a martyr for the French people, helping to rally the losing French mercenaries in the Hundred Years' War.
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Answer The Maid of Orleans and I think the Maiden of Lorraine and the Maiden of France were also given to her. Not to mention, technically Joan of Arc is a nickname too.people called her the maid fulfilling a prophecy mad long before her time.
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The Burgundians sold her to the British who put her on trial for heresy and then burned her at the stake.
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Wikipedia states that the publication of works by secular historians in the mid-19th century appear to have sparked widespread public efforts to ask the Church to officially canonize her. Catholic-Pages states: In official Church procedures there are three steps to sainthood: one becomes Venerable…
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Born: about 1412 at Domrmy, Duchy of Bar, France. Died: May 30, 1431, (aged approx. 19) at Rouen, Normandy (then under English rule).
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Joan of Arc was born in 1412 and she died in 1431, so she was precisely nineteen years of age.She was 19 years old at the time of her death.
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The hundred year' war
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Jean de Metz was ordered to escort Joan to Chinon, along with other soldiers. at first, he mocked her strong will and intuition, but along the journey, Jean started having feelings for Joan and helped her out of the kindness of his heart. When Joan was at the stake, she desperately asked for a Cruci…
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She was executed on May 30, 1431.
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Technically, Joan was accused of being a witch and heretic. In reality, the British had been embarrassed and humiliated by Joan's victories and they wanted her dead. They also felt that the French army would become disheartened if Joan were executed.
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Joan of Arc was captured on May 23, 1430 outside the gates of Compiegne, France . Joan at the time was leading a small group of French soldiers against Burgundian troops who wished to lay siege to Compiegne. She got too far from Compiegne when she realized her troops were badly out-numbered and bega…
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Joan was most famous, of course, in her home country of France and was infamous in England. She eventually became known all over the world.
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Joan of arc was not misunderstood!the English wanted to conveince the people that she was a heretic because they didn't want to be known with the devil for killing a prophet.
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"No. she didnt have anytime to get a husband. she fought in the war!" Actually, that's only half true. She only fought one battle, which turned out affective enough. She didn't marry because she vowed to never marry. She said t was for the will of God. Now, something went on between her and Jean d…
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It takes a long time for any saint to be canonized. They have to go through a very lengthy process of beatification and cononization. Not to mention the universal church probably did not view her the way French Catholics did for quite some time.
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Joan of Arc lived for 19 years - from 1412 until 1431.
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Joan did not want to take lives and she was not trained in combat. She was a strategist and spent her time directing the battles.
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It was English propaganda that said Joan of Arc was a witch because they wanted to discredit the great victories that she won against them.
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Joan of Arc was canonized by the Catholic Church on May 16, 1920. Many people who lived with her considered her a saint while she was alive.
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Some British officals attempted to molest Joan but she made it very difficult for them by continuing to wear men's clothing, including boots that laced up to her waist. At the trial she was found to still be a virgin.
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Pope Benedict XV canonized Joan of Arc on May 16, 1920 and she became a saint.
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I has affected our world because it can answer questions, contact people from really far away, play games, etc. So many more as well.
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Joan of Arc had three older brothers: Jacquemin, Jean, and Pierre. She also had a much older sister about which little is known. Joan did have three older brothers, Jacquemin (1402), Pierre (1408) and Jean (1409), but her sister, Catherine (1413) was younger than Joan and died in late 1429 in chil…
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Joan of Arc saved her country from being taken over by the English. She turned around a war that had been going on for almost a hundred years and France was about to lose. Her first victory at Orleans had been a miracle and her victory at Patay is considered one of the greatest military victories in…
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She lived in the early 1400's during the Hundred Years War. She was born on and January 6th, 1412, and she died on May 30th, 1431.
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The Catholic Church officially made Joan a Saint on May 16, 1920 at a ceremony at the Vatican in Rome. As for her being a Saint most of the people who knew her considered her to already be a Saint while she was alive. The most convincing prononucement comes from her enemies who executed her. There a…
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She was the first women to lead the French war. DUM!!
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Her parents were simple peasant farmers and her father supplemented his farm income as a tax collector for the local village.
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The Catholic clergy that remained loyal to England were responsible for her mock trial and execution.
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AnswerThe English leaders thought if they eliminated Joan of Arc they would be able to win the 100 years war. They were wrong.  AnswerJoan of Arc was killed because she had visions from God, and everyone demanded her to say that the visions weren't from God, but she believed they were from God…
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The Old Market Stake in Rouen, France, the area or martyrdom site survives, and is marked out as a landmark ( it may be now glass-enclosed and weatherproofed) There was a contemporary ( allegedly with Ste Jeanne) Medieval Clock in the vicinity which gave readings only to the nearest hour, and thus h…
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The leaders of France believed that Joan of Arc was sent to them from God to save them from the invading English. The had her tested by their theologians who gave her the Church's blessing.
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Joan fought in the Hundred Years War.
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Joan of Arc was wounded twice in battle. The first was at Orleans when she was leading the attack on the Fort Les Tourelles. She was hit by an arrow above her breast and had to be carried to the rear for treatment. The second time Joan was wounded was at Paris. She was hit in her thigh by a bolt fro…
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"All that Joan was able to accomplish at such a young age is unparalleled in history. Only 17 when she was put in command of the French army, she is the youngest person to ever command the armies of a nation. In only a couple of months she was able to completely reverse a war that had been going on …
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Joan had 3 brothers and one sister: Pierre d'Arc - Brother Jacquemin d'Arc - Brother Jean d'Arc - Brother Catherine d'Arc - Sister
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Jehanne d'Arc (aka 'The Maid of Orleans') went out to war to save France from losing against England.
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Joan of Arc's main goal was to free her people from the English and return the monarchy of France to the throne.. to save the french from the domination of England
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Don't know. Joan of Arc was illiterate, therefore she didn't write. I guess we could speculate about which hand she used to wield her sword on the battlefield or carry her standard.Reference: Someone who has a Doctor's degree in French and wrote her thesis on Joan of Arc.Saint Joan learned to write …
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As a supposedly illiterate Catholic farm girl, she successfully led the French army in driving the English out of France. She was outspoken, bold, and spiritually gifted with the ability to see and hear angels and saints. Her nickname, The Maid of Orleans, is well-earned. See the related link(s) lis…
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Joan was a female in a male dominated army. Joan was still a teenager while most soldiers were older. Joan was a peasant while most soldiers came from nobility. Joan was illiterate and could neither read nor write. Joan had no combat experience nor any military training Joan had no money and had to…
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"the Maid of Orleans"
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Joan of Arc's "quest" was to free her people from the invading English People
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She was active as a leader of the French army from April of 1329 until May of 1230 when she was captured.
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It is unknown what kind of diet Joan of Arc actually ate. However, some believe that she consumed some grains that had been contaminated with what is believed to be LCD, and that those grains were what started her hearing of voices.
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Pro-English Bishop of Beauvais Pierre Cauchon was the person ultimately responsible for Joan's prosecution and execution. He was later labeled a heretic by the Catholic Church for killing an innocent person.
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Joan had led the French to several military victories that had seriously embarrassed and humiliated the British army and they wanted her dead. As it would not have been proper to execute her for military actions she took they concocted false charges of heresy and witchcraft. An ethnic French bishop…
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She was able to turn the course of the Hundred Years War to favor the French.
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Because she wanted to save her beloved France from the hands of the Engish and she claimed she was told by the Blessed Virgin Mary to help France.. To save France by driving the British out and returning the French monarchy to the throne..Because she was directed to by the saints and angels, see th…
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At the age of twelve Joan worked on her father's farm caring for livestock. Around the age of 12 or 13 she started hearing voices directing her future actions.
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Joan brought messages from God through Saint Michael the Archangel, Saint Catherine of Alexandria and Saint Margaret of Antioch.
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She identified them as Sts. Michael the Archangel, St. Catherine of Alexandria, & St. Margaret of Antioch.
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In the so-called Rehabilitation ( not Daytop nor Good Will!) trial held some years after her death. Most of the bishops who helped to condemn her were no longer living, it was almost like holding the Nuremberg Trials thirty years after the War!
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All that Joan of Arc was able to accomplish at such a young age is unparalleled in history. Only 17 when she was put in command of the French army, she is the youngest person to ever command the armies of a nation. In only a couple of months she was able to completely reverse a war that had been goi…
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Her parents were peasant farmers on a small farm in France. Nothing is known of her ancestry.
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Born: January 6, 1412, at Greux-Domremy, Lorraine, FranceDied: burned alive on May 30, 1431, at Rouen, France, at 19 years of age.
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She will be remembered for taking charge of the French army and turning the tide of the Hundred Years War in favor of the French. She will be remembered for being taken prisoner by the British and being burned at the stake by them as a heretic.
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Joan helped end the hundred year war and she saved France from the English. She also led the French to victory in the siege or orleans proving that joan was a good general. Around 1430 her life ended. pushing England out of France making people believe in the church helping end The Hundred Years W…
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Joan of Arc helped free France from English rule. The Hundred Years War, in which she participated, was the first of many steps toward drawing the current boundaries of France.
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Both Athena and Joan of Arc are females who took the role of men. They are both fighters. They are female warriors and who were virgins.
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It is beleived that Joan and her family received the title d'Arc when Charles VII knighted Joan and made her family nobility.
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She was able to free the city of Orleans from British control, but sadly she was captured by the burgandians (allies of the British) and tried for heresy. She was later burned at the stake. She was later canonized by the Catholic Church in 1920. Joan of Arc was a poor peasant girl who served the lo…
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Joan had led the French to several military victories that had seriously embarrassed and humiliated the British army and they wanted her dead. As it would not have been proper to execute her for military actions she took they concocted false charges of heresy and witchcraft. An ethnic French bishop…
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She is patron of France France; martyrs; captives; militants; people ridiculed for their piety; prisoners; soldiers; Women Appointed for Voluntary Emergency Service; Women's Army Corps St. Joan is the patron Saint of France.
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Yes, she was canonized by Pope Benedict XV in 1920.Yes, Saint Joan of Arc was a Saint.
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Simply put, no.Some people, especially the British and their sympathizers, felt that Joan was either crazy or a heretic. However, 20 years after she was burned at the stake she was found to be innocent of all charges and exonerated. Of course, this was 20 years too late for Joan.
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Inner voices, which were said to come from God influenced Joan of Arc. She believed that it was God who spoke to her.
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