"God told her through the voices of Saints that Charles VII, the French king must defeat England."
"We will drive the English back"
"Follow me to Orleans"
"The Witch Must Burn"!
Rouen, France 1431
1453 The French win The Hundred Years' War. Thanks to a weak England and a great new weapon called "The Cannon".
1920 Saint Joan of Arc
"Joan of Arc became an important figure to the people of France. The Catholic Church made her a Saint in 1920. On becoming France's Military icon, she helped unify the country and helped France form a national identity."