Rue des Cloches Saint-Paul 3
Jeanne d'Arc en prière à N.D. des Miracles
Joan of Arc praying to N.D. des Miracles
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
Ceramic relief showing Jeanne d'Arc praying for the statue of Notre Dames des Miracles. The relief is on the outside wall of the chapel of Saint-Jeanne-d'Arc, where a bronze relief hangs.
jeanne y vient prier
pour la deliverance d orleans
le sanctuaire echappe
a la destruction de l'eglise st paul
Signed: J. Champillou / atelier du / clos de joye / orleans
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.
- Jeanne Champillou (Saint-Jean-le-Blanc 1897 - Orléans 1978),
Atelier du Clos de Joye, Orléans
Sources & Information
- Inventaire général du patrimoine culturel, IM45001704.
- Bernard Mugnier, La statuaire johannique du XVIe au XXe siècle (Vesoul: l'auteur, 2008), p. 85-86.
Location N 47°54'0" E 1°54'8"
Item Code: frce067; Photograph: 10 September 2011
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