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France
Bricquebec
Manche

Basse-Normandie

Rue du 11 Novembre  
(Église Notre Dame de l'Annonciation)

Jeanne d'Arc

Joan of Arc

Saint Jeanne d'Arc (Joan of Arc), The Maid of Orléans (ca. 1412 - 1431)
national heroine of France, beatified in 1909 and canonized in 1920. She led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War
(Wikipedia)
Princesse Marie d' Orléans
20th century

Bricquebec /  Jeanne d'Arc   Bricquebec /  Jeanne d'Arc

Description

Stone statue of Jeanne d'Arc, called Prière avant le combat ('The Prayer before the Battle'). Jeanne d'Arc is depicted in armour with her hands folded before here and holding a sword with her right hand. Behand her are her helmet and armoured gloves.

Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline

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Location N 49°28'13" W 1°37'46"

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