Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc
French Jeanne d'Arc biographical name Saint circa 1412-1431 the Maid of Orleans French national heroine

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Joan of Arc — (d. 1431)    Peasant girl who, in 1429, arrived at the court of the French king Charles VII (1422 1461), claiming to have been divinely commissioned by the voices of saints to maintain the king s cause against his rival, King Henry V of England.… …   Historical Dictionary of Renaissance

  • Joan of Arc — /ahrk/ Saint ( the Maid of Orléans ), 1412? 31, French national heroine and martyr who raised the siege of Orléans. French, Jeanne d Arc. * * * …   Universalium

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  • 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 By Herself and Her Witnesses — (ISBN 0 8128 1260 3) is a translation of a book by Régine Pernoud. The translator, Edward Hyams, won the Scott Moncrieff Translation Prize for his work on this book. Pernoud was the founder of the Centre Jeanne d Arc at Orléans, France, and a… …   Wikipedia

  • 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 — • Her brief life, her trial and death, swift rehabilitation, and her beatification in 1909 Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • 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

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