Joan Of Arc


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Joan of Arc (ca. 1412 – 30 May 1431), nicknamed "The Maid of Orléans" is a folk heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint. She was born a peasant girl in what is now eastern France. Claiming divine guidance, she led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War, which paved the way for the coronation of Charles VII of France. She was captured by the ... more »

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  • ''You say that you are my judge; I do not know if you are; but take good heed not to judge me ill, because you would put yourself in great peril.''
    Joan Of Arc (c.1412-1431), French patriot, martyr. Quoted in The Trial of Jeanne d'Arc, ed. W.P. Barrett (1931).
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