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Joan of Arc

Joan of Arc grows up in Domremy, a small French village located to the east in the duchy of Lorraine. She claims to hear voices from saints and angels that direct her to free France from English domination, and she convinces the French army to strike hard and swift in pursuit of this goal. Her remarkable rise from country shepherd to the station of General-in-Chief moves ahead despite many roadblocks. She must first gain the support of the governor of Vaucouleurs in order to cross enemy territory and gain an audience with Charles VII, the uncrowned King of France. She must endure inquisitions from the Roman Catholic Church regarding the voices she hears. Her military goals include the lifting of the siege at Orleans and the taking of many English strongholds on the way to Rheims, that Charles VII might receive his crown.

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