Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13772
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Berents , Dick.
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  • Title: The Resurrection of Joan of Arc [The author examines the case of Claude de Armoises who successfully presented herself as Joan of Arc from 1436 to 1439, gaining the confidence and financial support of many, including the burgers of Orléans and various members of the nobility].
  • Source: Joan of Arc: Reality and Myth.  Edited by Jan van HerwaardenPublikaties van de Faculteit der Historische en Kunstwetenschappen. Maatschappijgeschiedenis.  Verloren, 1994.  Pages 74 - 95.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Claude de Armoises, Woman who Posed as Joan of Arc Impostors and Imposture Joan of Arc, Saint Politics
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Six illustrations. Figure One Joan's rehabilitation by the church (Marius Sepet, Jeanne d'Arc, Tours 1896). Figure Two Portrait of Mary and Infant (Paris, private collection). Figure Three Drawing after the lost tombstone in the Lisieux Cathedral (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale). Figure Four A letter allowing Joan to carry a weapon (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale, ms. fr. 5524). Figure Five Fifteenth-century miniature of Joan of Arc (Paris, Bibliothèque Nationale; New York, Spetz Collection). Figure Six Reputed portrait of Joan of Arc (from the original, formerly in the church of St. Maurice, Orléans, now in the Musée de Trocadero, Paris).
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 9065504125