Saint Joan of Arc, byname the Maid of Orléans, French Sainte Jeanne d'Arc or La Pucelle d'Orléans, (born c. 1412 ce, Domrémy, Bar, France—died May 30, 1431, Rouen; canonized May 16, 1920; feast day May 30; French national holiday, second Sunday in May), national heroine of France, a peasant girl who, believing that she
Also question is, why was the Joan of Arc so important?
Joan of Arc was important in the Hundred Years' War because somehow she managed to turn the tide of the war in favor of France. By 1429, the French side was in bad shape in the Hundred Years' War. They had suffered a huge defeat at Agincourt in 1415.
What was Joan of Arc executed for?
Joan of Arc, a devout saint of God, was burned at the stake in May of 1431 on charges of heresy. After a long trial that lasted over a year, three major indictments were made against her. The first of these was that she used magic because she claimed to hear voices from St. Michael, St. Margaret, and St. Catherine.
How did Joan of Arc die and why?