Joan Of Arc: Courage And Heroism

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“You say that you are my judge; I do not know if you are; but take good heed not to judge me ill, because you would put yourself in great peril”. This quote from Joan of Arc shows only a fragment of the courage and heroism displayed throughout her lifetime. Jehanne d’Arc was born in 1412 in Domrémy-la-Pucelle, France. This was a time of internal war between two factions of the French royal family, sparking an English desire to reinvade. Joan of Arc was an influential and widely celebrated world leader who left a lasting impact in the lives of people all over the world due to her significance in the 100 Years War, sacrifices for the Roman Catholic church as well as the people of France, and her stance for female courage of martyrdom and to pursue a righteous cause.…show more content…
Here she earned her reputation as “another Saint Catherine come down to earth”. Joan fought to drive the British out of France, to reunite the French people, and to restore the French monarchy.Joan led French forces into a number of victories over the English. Reims, the traditional city of coronation, was captured in July. Later that month, Charles VII was crowned king of France, with Joan of Arc kneeling at his

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