Joan of Arc, Saint
Joan of Arc, Saint
Her brief life, her trial and death, swift rehabilitation, and her beatification in 1909

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  • Joan of Arc,Saint — Joan of Arc (jōn; ärk), Saint French name Jeanne d Arc (zhän därkʹ) Known as “the Maid of Orléans” and “La Pucelle.” 1412? 1431. French military leader and heroine. Inspired and directed by religious visions, she organized the French resistance… …   Universalium

  • Joan of Arc, Saint — French Jeanne d Arc born с 1412, Domrémy, Bar, Fr. died May 30, 1431, Rouen; canonized May 16, 1920; feast day May 30 French military heroine. She was a peasant girl who from an early age believed she heard the voices of Sts. Michael, Catherine,… …   Universalium

  • Joan of Arc — For other uses, see Joan of Arc (disambiguation). Jeanne d Arc redirects here. For other uses, see Jeanne d Arc (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • Saint Joan of Arc (Sackville-West) — Saint Joan of Arc (a biography of Joan of Arc by Vita Sackville West) was first published in 1936 by Doubleday, Doran, Company, Inc. of Garden City, New York (ISBN 0 8021 3816 0) and Cobden Sanderson, One Montague Street, London. It is currently… …   Wikipedia

  • Joan of Arc (disambiguation) — Joan of Arc (1412 1431) is the French historical figure.Joan of Arc may also refer to:* Joan of Arc Titled expressive works * Films: ** Joan of Arc (1948 film) ** Joan of Arc (miniseries) from 1999 ** The Passion of Joan of Arc , 1928 film ** ,… …   Wikipedia

  • Joan of Arc — [ärk] (Fr. name Jeanne d Arc) 1412 31; Fr. heroine: defeated the English at Orléans (1429): burned at the stake for witchcraft: called the Maid of Orléans: also Saint Joan of Arc …   English World dictionary

  • Joan of Arc — also St Joan (1412 31) the ↑patron saint of France. As a young girl, she believed that she heard holy voices telling her to fight the English and force their army to leave France. Dressed as a man, she led a French army which defeated the English …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Joan of Arc (miniseries) — Infobox Film name = Joan of Arc image size = caption = DVD cover for the film director = Christian Duguay producer = Peter Bray writer = Michael Alexander Miller Ronald Parker narrator = starring = Leelee Sobieski Peter O Toole Jacqueline Bisset… …   Wikipedia

  • Joan of Arc — (Jehanne d’Arc) (ca. 1412–1431)    Joan of Arc, also called the Maid of Orléans, was a peasant girl who became a national heroine and the patron saint of France. At a crucial period of the Hundred Years’War, she led the French resistance to… …   Encyclopedia of medieval literature

  • Joan of Arc — (1412 1431)    Joan of Arc, whose real name was Jehanne, is also known as Jehanne d Arc, Jeanne d Arc, Jeanne la Pucelle (i.e. the virgin ), and the Maid ofOrleans. She is revered as a Catholic Saint and the heroine of France, who led the French… …   Dictionary of Hallucinations

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