Jeanne d'Arc 2
Miniature du XVe siècle -
Bibliothèque nationale, Paris After the crowning of Charles VII, but before her capture in Compiègne, Jeanne continues to fight the English and the Burgundians (Bourguignons).
During one of the battles of Paris and St.Denis, Jeanne d'Arc was wounded by an arrow.
In December 1429, Charles VII gives her and her family a title of nobility, but she must wait until May to leave for battle again in Compiègne.
2. In Compiègne, Jeanne is captured by Jean de Luxembourg who sells her to the _______?_____.
The English had a superstitious fear of Jeanne, but they could not kill her simply because she had won. By declaring her a heretic, they could rid themselves of her and the patriotic French force that she represented.
4. What was the name of the Bishop?
After 14 months of interrogations, Jeanne was found guilty of heresy and sorcery because of her voices and because she wore men's clothes, "a crime against God"(difformitate habitus) . She refuses to change clothes because her voices had not directed her to do so, and to protect herself against the sexual abuses of her prison guards.
6. On the 30th of May 1431, she is burned at the stake on Place du Marché de ________?
8. Her ashes were thrown in the river ___?___.
10. Since the, many
books, plays and films have been created on the life of Jeanne
d'Arc. Among these works are L'allouette by Jean Anouilh, St. Joan
by Bernard Shaw, and
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Brief summary of her life:
Jules Bastien-Lepage's Joan of Arc:
MACHAUT, Guillaume de (c.1300-77); Fr.
Rose, Liz, Printemps, Verdure (A.Conger)