Jeanne d'Arc - The Brave Heroine Of France

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  1. 1. Jeanne dArc The brave heroine of France
  2. 2. Jeanne dArc was born on 6 January I412, in the French village Dom Remy, common of Lorraine, during the 100 Years War (1337-1453), between France and England.
  3. 3. At the age of 13, Jeannes family died because of an English attack over here village. Then, she had a vision in witch Angel Gabriel told her that her mission was to save France.
  4. 4. Jeanne had a very religious life, confessing and going to church every day.
  5. 5. By that time, England had part of most victories and conquered many cities. The French soldiers had lost any hope of winning the war.
  6. 6. In 1429, Jeanne dArc went to the Dolphin of France, to ask him for an army, to reclaim the cities from the English army. At his master require, a soldier pretended he was the Dolphin, to see if Jeanne would recognize the king. When she reached the castle, she easily recognized the real Dolphin.
  7. 7. Jeanne dArc claimed the required army, and, after a glorious victory in Orleans, Carol the VII-th was crowned at Reims. The people of France had reclaimed their hope.
  8. 8. After reaching the crown, the king took back Jeannes army, even thought she wasnt considering her mission for field. The young heroine was taken prisoner by the Burundians and surrendered to the king of England. hbjzds
  9. 9. Jeanne dArc was accused of wizardry. At her trial participating only English men, with lies, they proved her guilt and sentenced her to death by burning her to stake.
  10. 10. The sentence was for field on 31 may 1431, when she was only 19 years old! The brave girl died in flames shouting the name of Jesus Christ.
  11. 11. The story of Jeanne dArc is one about patriotism and faith, but also about the cruelty and fear of some people. The spirit of this young heroine instills bravery nowdays.