Jeanne d’Arc / Жана Д`Арк  /  Joan of Arc /

    

                                 Virg. Frohlick                                                          Denys Foyatier,1855                                                    Jeff Paterson

 

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The statue of Jeanne d’Arc giving gratitude to God by Denis Foyatier, Place de Martroi, Orleans

 

The unbelievable story of a girl saving her nation (Has that happened at all?)

“… Всички англичани, бранещи Сен Лу бяха убити. Французите загубиха двама души. Moмичето избухна в сълзи при вида на английските убити. И държа главата на един английски пленник, ударен с меч от стражите, докато умре.”

 “… All English defenders within St. Loup were killed, whereas the French lost only two men. The Maid burst into tears at the sight of the English dead. When an English prisoner was struck with a sword by one of his guards, she held the captive's head as he died

 “… Четири до петстотин англичани се опитаха да избягат през Ле Тюрей, но мостът, междувременно запален, се срути и повечето бяха убити или се удавиха. Французите бяха разстроени, защото се надяваха да ги пленят за откуп. А момичето плачеше и пищеше при вида на загиващите англичани…” 

“… Four to five hundred English attempted to flee Les Tourelles, but the bridge, meanwhile, had been set afire and it collapsed. Most of the English were killed or drowned. The French who had hoped to take their foes captive for ransom were shocked and dismayed. The Maid wept and shrieked at the English deaths…