Joan’s Childhood <ul><li>Joan was born Jeanne D’Arc in the village of Lorraine, France in 1412. </li></ul><ul><li>She grow up as a devout Catholic peasant girl. </li></ul><ul><li>Little is known about Joan’s family because they were peasants. </li></ul>http://www. metmuseum .org/ toah /images/ hb / hb _89.21.1.jpg
Joan’s Visions <ul><li>By the age of 12, Joan was hearing voices of what she believed to be saints. </li></ul><ul><li>Her first official vision was of Archangel Michael telling her to have greater faith in God. </li></ul><ul><li>Later when she was 16, she got more visions telling her to join the dauphin Charles’ army. </li></ul>http://www. maidofheaven .com/maid_assets/extras/ thirion .jpg
Charles the Dauphin <ul><li>Charles was the dauphin of France, and the heir to the throne. </li></ul><ul><li>After figuring out that Joan was a girl, he put her through a series of tests. </li></ul><ul><li>In the end he saw that she had potential and gave her an army to lead that consisted of 3,000-4,000 men. </li></ul>http://www.dl. ket .org/ webmuseum /wm/paint/auth/ fouquet / charles -vii.jpg
Joan’s Goals <ul><li>Goal #1: To lift the siege Orléans. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal #2: To see the crowning of the dauphin as the King of France. </li></ul>
Joan in the Military <ul><li>She was the first woman in medieval society to lead an army. </li></ul><ul><li>Joan led her army to Orléans which lead to a string of battles which Joan won. </li></ul><ul><li>Her last battle was on May 1430 in Paris where she was captured by the Burgundians and later sold to the English. </li></ul>http://library. thinkquest .org/06aug/00314/396px-Joan_of_arc_miniature_graded.jpg
The Crowning of Charles <ul><li>Joan and her army led Charles to the Cathedral at Reims where he was crowned King Charles VII. </li></ul><ul><li>This was on July 16, 1429 </li></ul>http://www.maidofheaven.com/maid_assets/extras/reims.jpg
Joan’s Death <ul><li>Joan was bought by the English after being captured by the Burgundians. </li></ul><ul><li>She was tried for witch craft by the clergy. </li></ul><ul><li>She was finally burned at the stake (as a witch). </li></ul>http://img444. imageshack .us/img444/2280/bar219nuzg9.jpg
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