The Life Of Joan Of Arc

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“Since God had commanded it, it was necessary that I do it. Since God commanded it, even if I had a hundred fathers and mothers, even if I had been a King's daughter, I would have gone nevertheless.” (Joan of Arc) Joan of Arc once said after she had gotten the call to follow God. Joan of Arc was and still is an inspiration to everyone. By her early life she is recodnized, end of life, and by how she influences the world today. Joan of Arc was a great leader and woman. Jeanne d’Arc, or Joan of Arc in English, was born in 1412 in Domrémy, France while they were at war with England. Of a poor farmer named Jacques d’Arc she was the daughter and her mother Isabelle or Romée. Her mother taught her how to work at home and on the farm. About God and the Catholic Church she only ever learned. When she hit the age of thirteen, she started hearing voices and having visions. In a few of her visions were Saint Michael and Saint Catherine. To help fight for France against the English she believed that they were all telling her. At sixteen years of age, she was forced into a marriage by her father after taking a vow of chastity, so she went to the court and they said that she would not be compelled to marry. Joan of Arc was an extremely stubborn and strong willed woman from an early age who would do what she thought was right and what needed to be done. (Joan of Arc) In the late spring of 1428 Joan of Arc went off to fight in the war. “The virgin who was destined to save France,” she
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