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1412: ·Joan of Arc born and baptized in Domremy
1425: ·Joan begins to hear voices
1428: ·Joan travels to Vaucouleurs (prompted by voices), and asks to join the Dauphin but is turned away.
1429: ·Joan journeys again to Vaucouleurs to ask to join the Dauphin's forces; this time she is accepted.
February 13, 1429: ·Joan leaves Vaucouleurs dressed in men's clothing and heads to Chinon, where the Dauphin is staying. Once there, she asks to help France fight the English and the Burgundians; Charles orders her interrogation by Churchmen for the next three weeks.
April 1429: ·Dauphin gives Joan command of a small force.
April 27, 1429: ·Joan and her troops set out from Blois to relieve French forces at the Siege of Orleans
April 29, 1429: ·Joan and La Hire reach Orleans, where they are told to wait for reinforcements.
May 4, 1429: ·After a sudden inspiration, Joan leads an attack on the English.
May 7, 1429: ·Wounded, Joan nonetheless leads a battle at Les Tourelles.
May 9, 1429: ·Joan travels to Tours, where she asks the Dauphin to go immediately to Reims for a coronation ceremony.
June 18, 1429: ·Battle of Patay
July 16, 1429: ·Dauphin's army reaches Reims
July 17, 1429: ·The Dauphin is crowned King of France
July 20, 1429: ·Charles leaves Reims and parades around region
August 2, 1429: ·Charles retreats to Loire
August 14, 1429: ·French and English forces skirmish at Senlis
August 28, 1429: ·Burgundy and France sign a four-month truce
September 8, 1429: ·Assault on Paris begins
December 1429: ·Charles raises Joan, her parents, and her brothers to nobility status
May 14, 1430: ·Joan reaches Compiegne
May 25, 1430: ·Paris learns of Joan's capture
January 3, 1431: ·Joan transferred to Bishop Pierre Cauchon's control for interrogation.
January 13, 1431: ·Joan's trial begins
May 24, 1431: ·Upon the reading of her sentence, Joan, frightened, signs a last- minute abjuration
May 29, 1431: ·After rescinding her abjuration, Joan is transferred from ecclesiastic to secular authority.
May 30, 1431: ·Joan is burned at the stake
1450: ·Charles VII orders an investigation into Joan of Arc's trial
May 16, 1920: ·Pope Benedict XV makes Joan of Arc a saint

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Joanne of Arc

by Zakaton, September 14, 2016

Joanne, it seems, was of royal family. Cardinal Mazarini used to say, that official story of Joanne is a pile of crap. And it looks like it.

Voices, miracles, praying right and left, confessing wounded English, peasant parents, virgin of 19 year old in Middle Ages... What a pile of crap.

Joanne wore full knight armor. She handled f battle horse. She slept in armor near campfires. She handled weapons and participated in tournaments. She knew how Dauphin looked like. She had a coat of arms with royal insignia. - All these facts a... Read more

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The facts are against you

by brahilly, January 02, 2017

Just read Zakaton's comment re: Joan of Arc. His opinion is one wherein he has clearly begun with a judgement of Joan before referring to the facts.
Joan of Arc was born into a peasant family on the fringes of French held territory in what is now known as the Vosges department in North West France. Joan's village itself also felt the violence of the 100 Years War. Domremy suffered from an English attack in 1426 and her family was forced to take shelter in a nearby town. She was a simple child of deep religious faith, even exceptional, ... Read more

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