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The Retrial of Joan of Arc - The Evidence for Her Vindication

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This book is the first English language book about the retrial of Joan of Arc: and clearly the best, based firmly on the testimonies given at the retrial. Written by the renowned French historian, Regine Pernoud, it uses extensive excerpts from the people who actually knew Joan, bringing to life this great woman and her powerful story.

 

The whole tremendous and fascinating historical story is told here by her childhood playmates and relatives, her royal and noble friends, her confessor, her valet, her squires and heralds, and her fellow soldiers.

Included also are excerpts from some of her enemies: their presence here lends even a more powerful authenticity to her story than if we had only heard from her friends and supporters.

As we follow Pernoud through her remarkably clear, detailed tracing of this history told by living tongues, weaving the testimonies together, we begin to share with her the experience of those men who were making the investigation of Joan. Pernoud’s method is direct and knowledgeable, and dedicated to the discovery and presentation of the mystical truth.

Regine Pernoud, a renowned French archivist and historian, was among the great medievalists of our time, and the success of her books has helped to bring the Middle Ages closer to us. She was the conservator of the Museum of Rheims, and then of the National Archives and eventually she became the director of the Jeanne d'Arc Center at Orleans. She is the author of the popular historical works Those Terrible Middle Ages! and The Crusaders.

 


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978-1-58617-178-0
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8"  (20.3 cm) x 5 1/4"  (13.3 cm) x 0 3/4"  (1.90 cm)
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St. Joan Of Arc

St. Joan Of Arc Feast Day:
Roman Rite Calendar - 05/30
Tridentine Calendar - 05/30


Patron Of: Imprisoned, Prisoners, Rape Victims, Soldiers, France, Martyrs

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One of five children born to Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle Romee. Shepherdess. Mystic. From age 13 she received visions from Saint Margaret of Antioch, Saint Catherine of Alexandria, and Michael the Archangel.

In the early 15th century, England, in alliance with Burgundy, controlled most of what is modern France. In May 1428 Joan's visions told her to find the true king of France and help him reclaim his throne. She resisted for more than three years, but finally went to Charles VII in Chinon and told him of her visions. Carrying a banner that read "Jesus, Mary", she led troops from one battle to another. She was severely wounded, but her victories from 23 February 1429 to 23 May 1430 brought Charles VII to the throne. Captured by the Burgundians during the defence of Compiegne, she was sold to the English for 10 thousand francs. She was put on trial by an ecclesiastical court conducted by Cauchon, Bishop of Beauvais, a supporter of England, and was excuted as a heretic. In 1456 her case was re-tried, and Joan was acquitted (23 years too late).

"About Jesus Christ and the Church, I simply know they're just one thing, and we shouldn't complicate the matter." - Saint Joan of Arc, as recorded at her trial

Born
6 January 1412 at Greux-Domremy, Lorraine, France

Died
burned alive on 30 May 1431 at Rouen, France

Beatified
    11 April 1905 by Pope Saint Pius X

Canonized
    16 May 1920 by Pope Benedict XV



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