Place du General Leclerc
(Église Notre Dame)
Jeanne d'Arc en prière
Joan of Arc Praying
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
Other Jeanne d'Arch Memorabilia in this church
Large painting of Jeanne d'Arc kneeling for a statue of Saint Mary with the castle of Mehun in the background, signed Grandin 1886
A modern stained glass window, signed: Bruno de Pirey, 2000
Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline
- 1412 - Approx date of birth
- 1425 - Visions of Saint Michael, Saint Catherine, and Saint Margaret, who told her to drive out the English and bring the Dauphin to Rheims for his coronation
- 1428, May - Went to Vaucouleurs to ask garrison commander, Count Robert de Baudricourt, to send her to the royal French court at Chinon, but is sent away.
- 1429, February - Baudricourt allows Jeanne to join the Dauphin at Chinon.
- 1429, May 8 - Lifting of the siege of Orleans
- 1429, July 17 - Coronation of Charles VII in Reims
- 1430, May 23 - Captured at Compiègne
- 1431, May 30 - Executed at Rouen
- 1871 - After the defeat of 1871, in many French towns and villages statues of Jeanne d'Arc are erected.
- François Brochet (Paris 1925 - Auxerre 2001),
Sources & Information
- Bernard Mugnier, La statuaire johannique du XVIe au XXe siècle (Vesoul: l'auteur, 2008), p. 69-71.
- Sainte Jeanne d'Arc, Statues en France (WebArchive).
Location (N 47°8'37" - E 2°12'57")
Item Code: frce053; Photograph: 9 September 2011
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