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France
Sainte-Catherine-de-Fierbois
Indre-et-Loire

Centre

Place Jeanne d'Arc

Jeanne d'Arc à l'étendard

Joan of Arc and Standard

Saint Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc), The Maid of Orléans (ca. 1412 - 1431)
national heroine of France, beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War
(Wikipedia)
Félix Charpentier
Maurice Denonvilliers (Paris)
1888

Sainte-Catherine-de-Fierbois /  Jeanne d'Arc à l'étendard   Sainte-Catherine-de-Fierbois /  Jeanne d'Arc à l'étendard

Description

Cast iron statue. On the front of the pedestal the bronze coat of arms of Sainte-Catherine-de-Fierbois, on the other sides texts.

Inscription(s)

Jeanne d'Arc
allant à Chinon s'arręta céans
le 5 Mars 1429
a
jeanne d'arc
la
commune
de ste catherine
de fierbois
Le 23 avril 1429
Jeanne d'Arc
envoya querir ici son épée

Signed: Fondu par / Mr.e. Denonvilliers

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

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Location (N 47°9'26" - E 0°39'16")

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