Joan Of Arc Traditions And Beliefs

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Joan of Arc was born in 1412 in the rural farm town of Domrémy, France. Being born in the heart of the Renaissance era Joan one of the many people whom was very influential towards the growth and rebirth of Europe at the time. She was born into a very poor but religious family and as she grew up she became quite religious herself. From the age of twelve she is claimed to have had mystical visions of the voice of God. In these visions God had commanded her to renew the French nation. due to political and religious controversy, she was put on trial because of these said “visions”. During the trial she is recorded saying: “I was thirteen when I had a Voice from God for my help and guidance. The first time that I heard this Voice, I was very much frightened; it was mid-day, in the summer, in my father’s garden.” - Joan of Arc from her trial transcript.

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