Rue de l'Église
Jeanne d'Arc - Monument aux morts
Joan of Arc - War memorial
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
Stone statue of Jeanne d'Arc as a virgin warrior in armour, standing with her right hand resting on a shield with her coat of arms and with her left hand she holds a standard.
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with lists of the names of the victims of 1914-1918.
Promesse au St corneille
de la commune de Murbach
The municipality had promised to build a chapel for Saint-Cornelius if they were not bombed during world war I. They were not bombed, but there was no money to build a chapel, for that reason the war memorial is dedicated to Saint Cornelius (Saint Corneille).
Jeanne d'Arc - Timeline
- 1412 - Approx date of birth
- 1425 - Visions of Saint Michael, Saint Catherine, and Saint Margaret, who told her to drive out the English and bring the Dauphin to Rheims for his coronation
- 1428, May - Went to Vaucouleurs to ask garrison commander, Count Robert de Baudricourt, to send her to the royal French court at Chinon, but is sent away.
- 1429, February - Baudricourt allows Jeanne to join the Dauphin at Chinon.
- 1429, May 8 - Lifting of the siege of Orleans
- 1429, July 17 - Coronation of Charles VII in Reims
- 1430, May 23 - Captured at Compiègne
- 1431, May 30 - Executed at Rouen
- 1871 - After the defeat of 1871, in many French towns and villages statues of Jeanne d'Arc are erected.
- Guillaume Meyer, sculptor from Colmar.
Sources & Information
- Bernard Mugnier, La statuaire johannique: Tome second (Vesoul: l'auteur, 2011), p. 165-168.
Location (N 47°55'24" - E 7°9'26")
Item Code: fral078; Photograph: 15 April 2012
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