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Joan of Arc – May 30, 1431

Joan of Arc was burned at the stake - May 30, 1431   On this date in the year 1431,  a peasant girl, the daughter of Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle Romée, known as Joan of Arc, after a trial for heresy that was politically motivated, was burned at the stake. The tribunal was composed entirely of pro-English and Burgundian clerics, and overseen by English commanders including the Duke of Bedford and Earl of Warwick From Wikipedia:  Joan of Arc.... ....is considered a heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint. She was born to a peasant family at Domrémy in north-east France....

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A Captured Joan of Arc-handed over to Pierre Cauchon, the Bishop of Beauvais. July 14, 1430!

On this date in the year 1430,  a peasant girl, the daughter of Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle Romée, known as Joan of Arc, was handed over by the English-allied Burgundian faction to the English and the pro-English Bishop of Beauvais Pierre Cauchon. She would be held prisoner and then put on trial and eventually burned at the stake. From Wikipedia. Joan of Arc ....is considered a heroine of France and a Roman Catholic saint. She was born to a peasant family at Domrémy in north-east France. Joan said she received visions of the Archangel Michael, Saint Margaret and Saint Catherine instructing her...