When Joan was around twelve years old she had a vision. She saw Michael the Archangel. He told her that she was to lead the French in a battle against the English. After she drove the English out she was to take the king to be crowned at Rheims.
Joan heard that the city of Compiegne was under attack by Burgundians. she took a small force to help defend the city
the English held Joan as prisoner and gave her a trail to prove that she was a religious heretic. They question her questioned her over the course of several days trying to find something that she had done that deserved death.