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Joan of Arc
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Joan of Arc

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  • 1. Joan of Arc 1412- 1431
  • 2. Joan’s Childhood
    • Joan was born Jeanne D’Arc in the village of Lorraine, France in 1412.
    • She grow up as a devout Catholic peasant girl.
    • Little is known about Joan’s family because they were peasants.
    http://www. metmuseum .org/ toah /images/ hb / hb _89.21.1.jpg
  • 3. Joan’s Visions
    • By the age of 12, Joan was hearing voices of what she believed to be saints.
    • Her first official vision was of Archangel Michael telling her to have greater faith in God.
    • Later when she was 16, she got more visions telling her to join the dauphin Charles’ army.
    http://www. maidofheaven .com/maid_assets/extras/ thirion .jpg
  • 4. Charles the Dauphin
    • Charles was the dauphin of France, and the heir to the throne.
    • After figuring out that Joan was a girl, he put her through a series of tests.
    • In the end he saw that she had potential and gave her an army to lead that consisted of 3,000-4,000 men.
    http://www.dl. ket .org/ webmuseum /wm/paint/auth/ fouquet / charles -vii.jpg
  • 5. Joan’s Goals
    • Goal #1: To lift the siege Orléans.
    • Goal #2: To see the crowning of the dauphin as the King of France.
  • 6. Joan in the Military
    • She was the first woman in medieval society to lead an army.
    • Joan led her army to Orléans which lead to a string of battles which Joan won.
    • Her last battle was on May 1430 in Paris where she was captured by the Burgundians and later sold to the English.
    http://library. thinkquest .org/06aug/00314/396px-Joan_of_arc_miniature_graded.jpg
  • 7. Joan’s Battles
  • 8. The Crowning of Charles
    • Joan and her army led Charles to the Cathedral at Reims where he was crowned King Charles VII.
    • This was on July 16, 1429
    http://www.maidofheaven.com/maid_assets/extras/reims.jpg
  • 9. Joan’s Death
    • Joan was bought by the English after being captured by the Burgundians.
    • She was tried for witch craft by the clergy.
    • She was finally burned at the stake (as a witch).
    http://img444. imageshack .us/img444/2280/bar219nuzg9.jpg

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