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JOAN OF ARC EMBLEMATIC FIGURE OF THE FRENCH MIDDLE AGES Era of Chivalry and Faith February 4, 2003 Joan of Arc The Maid of Orléans Statue of Joan, Jeanne d’Arc Paris La Pucelle d’Orléans February 4, 2003 Statue of Joan, Rouen Key terms • Dauphin • Valois • Dukes of Burgundy / Ducs de Bourgogne • Anglo-Burgundians Political situation • The Hundred Year’s war (1337-1453) between the French and the English raged on. • Five years after the death of French king Charles VI, the crown of France was in dispute, claimed by… – Charles, the dauphin, son and heir of the Valois king Charles VI – Henry VI, English King. • The duke of Burgundy was allied with the English. • Charles’s enemies held Reims, the traditional site of royal coronations. Timeline Joan of Arc (1412-1431) 1337-1453 Hundred Years' War (France vs. England). 1412 Joan born in Dorémy, France. 1422 Death of Charles VI, king of France. Joan’s exploits: 1429 … leads French to defeat the English in battle. 1429 … leads Dauphin to Reims, for his coronation as Charles VII 1430 … captured by Burgundy/England. 1431 … tried by the Inquisition, convicted, burned at the stake 1920 … canonized as a saint. Modern uses of the legend U.S. treasury department poster Joan of Arc on screen a selection 1928, The Passion of Joan of Arc, by Carl Dreyer 1957, Saint Joan, by Otto Preminger, adapted by Graham Greene from Bernard Shaw’s play 1994, Joan the Maid, by Jacques Rivette 1997, Joan of Arc, Virgin Warrior, A&E documentary More actresses as Joan Ingrid Bergman, 1954 Milla Jovovich, 1999, 41st actress to play Joan Sarah Bernhardt, 1890. Joan’s story, as told onscreen… - selected scenes - scene 1: Siege at Orléans From Joan the Maid (1994), by Jacques Rivette May 7, 1429. The French town of Orléans had been held under siege by the English for 6 months. With her followers from the Dauphin’s army, Joan convinces the soldiers there to attack the fort at Les Tourelles. The English capitulate. scene 2: Coronation at Reims From Saint Joan (1957), by Otto Preminger adapted by Graham Greene from Bernard Shaw’s play July 17, 1429. After leading successful battles against the English and recapturing Reims, Joan accompanies the Dauphin to the cathedral there, where he is crowned Charles VI, king of France. scene 3: Trial and Execution From The Passion of Joan of Arc (1928), by Carl Dreyer February 21 (interrogation begins). May 30, 1431 (execution). The Anglo-Burgundians captured Joan then turned her over to the Inquisition, which tried her for heresy. The trial took place at Rouen, under the direction of the Bishop of Beauvais. She was found guilty and burned at the stake.
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