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NIKON CORPORATION
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Jean d'Arc by jennystokes Jean d'Arc by jennystokes
This photo was taken in the Gers. France.

Jean d'arc was born in 1412 the daughter of a peasant family who were very religious.
At an early age it is said: that she heard voices and had visions.
At the time Charles (later Charles V11) was not King of France because his mother had said he was illegitimate.
The English King Henry V1 was already fighting wars in France, taking advantage of this news he decided to attack the French throne.
Several times Jean went to visit Charles until he finally agreed to give her a small army.
Already she had decided to dress up as a boy because she knew she would not be accepted amongst other men.
Eventually she won the Battle against the English at Orleans.
However, Bishops and Ministers at the time had heard about her visions.
She was eventually thrown into Prison, accused of witchcraft and heresy, which they were unable to prove even with torture.
Because she 'cross-dressed' this was also a violation and led to a Biblical Injunction.
She was put to death by fire in 1431
Canonized in 1920

Not much has changed, me thinks!!!!

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DormirReverPeutEtre Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2014
Hey Jenny, is real name is Jeanne d'Arc
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jennystokes Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2014  Professional General Artist
Yes, so it is.
I will correct it.
Thank you.
:kiss
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hannahelizabethh Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Student General Artist
cool pic! I love Joan of Arc...I find it interesting that this statue of her has her in skirt though...
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jennystokes Featured By Owner Oct 4, 2013  Professional General Artist
Thank you................no skirt....suit of armour.
:)
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hannahelizabethh Featured By Owner Oct 5, 2013  Student General Artist
k
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SafariBear Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
... and wasn't it a Luxembourger who caught her and handed her over to those French allied with the English (the Burgundians)?
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jennystokes Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Professional General Artist
No Idea.
Will see if I can find out.
Hugs
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SafariBear Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Just saying. :) Too many say the English captured her. Which I believe isn't the case. They "just" roasted her in the end. And what's English and what's French is pretty foggy in those 100 years.
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jennystokes Featured By Owner Oct 1, 2013  Professional General Artist
Yes it is.
Probably the Church was so heavily involved.
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SafariBear Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
The Church as in The worldly king of kings in Rome... :-X
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