ine of France and a Roman Catholic saint
. A peasant
girl born in eastern France who claimed 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
. She was captured by the Burgundians
, sold to the English, tried by an ecclesiastical court
, and burned at the stake when she was 19 years old.
1429 Joan of Arc arrives to relieve the Siege of Orleans.
1429 Joan of Arc ends the Siege of Orléans, pulling an arrow from her own shoulder and returning, wounded, to lead the final charge. The victory marks a turning point in the Hundred Years' War.
1429 Hundred Years' War: Joan of Arc leads the French army in their capture of the city and the English commander, William de la Pole, 1st Duke of Suffolk in the second day of the Battle of Jargeau.
1429 French forces under the leadership of Joan of Arc defeat the main English army under sir John Fastolf at the Battle of Patay. This turns the tide of the Hundred Years' War.
1429 Joan of Arc liberates Saint-Pierre-le-Moûtier.
1429 Joan of Arc unsuccessfully besieges La Charité.
1430 Siege of Compiègne: Joan of Arc is captured by the Burgundians while leading an army to relieve Compiègne.
1431 Joan of Arc is handed over to the Bishop Pierre Cauchon.
1431 Judges' investigations for the trial of Joan of Arc begin in Rouen, France, the seat of the English occupation government.
1431 Hundred Years' War: in Rouen, France, 19-year-old Joan of Arc is burned at the stake by an English-dominated tribunal. Because of this the Catholic Church remember this day as the celebration of Saint Joan of Arc.
Of the love or hatred God has for the English, I know nothing, but I do know that they will all be thrown out of France, except those who die there.
You say that you are my judge. I do not know if you are! But I tell you that you must take good care not to judge me wrongly, because you will put yourself in great danger. I warn you, so that if God punishes you for it, I would have done my duty by telling you!
Children say that people are hung sometimes for speaking the truth.
About Jesus Christ and the Church, I simply know they're just one thing, and we shouldn't complicate the matter.
If I am not in the state of grace, may God put me there; and if I am, may God so keep me.