Rue de la République
Jeanne d'Arc au sacre
Joan of Arc at the Coronation
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 in the church.
Signed: andre besqueut / salon 1912
estoup et gazes / propriete reservee
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.
- André Besqueut (Saint-Christophe-sur-Dolaison 1850 - Vals-près-Le-Puy 1942),
French sculptor. The replicas of his statue "Jeanne d'Arc au sacre" (1912) were made by Estoup et Cazes in Le Puy-en-Velay, often in plaster.
Sources & Information
- Bernard Mugnier, La statuaire johannique du XVIe au XXe siècle (Vesoul: l'auteur, 2008), p. 47-48 (this copy not mentioned).
Location (N 49°21'6" - E 0°55'50")
Item Code: frhn044; Photograph: 28 August 2011
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