Joan of Arc

  • Jan 6, 1412

    Joan of Arc born and baptized.

    Joan of Arc born and baptized.
  • Jan 1, 1425

    Joan begins to see visions of archangels.

  • Jan 1, 1428

    Joan travels to Vaucouleurs as told to do by her visions, and asks to join the Dauphin but is turned away.

  • Jan 1, 1429

    Joan journeys again to Vaucouleurs to ask to join the Dauphin's forces; this time she is accepted.

  • Feb 13, 1429

    Joan leaves Vaucouleurs dressed in men's clothing and heads to Chinon. Once there, she asks to help France fight the English and the Burgundians.

  • Apr 1, 1429

    Dauphin gives Joan command of a little force.

  • Apr 27, 1429

    Joan and her troops set out from Blois to relieve French forces at the Siege of Orleans.

  • Apr 29, 1429

    Joan and her troops reach Orleans, where they are told to wait until reinforcements arrive.

  • May 4, 1429

    After a sudden inspiration, Joan leads an attack on the English, which she was told not to do.

  • May 7, 1429

    Wounded, Joan still leads a battle at Les Tourelles.

  • May 9, 1429

    Joan asks the Dauphin for a coronation ceremony.

  • Jul 17, 1429

    The Dauphin is crowned King of France.

  • Jul 20, 1429

    Charles leaves Reims then later retreats to Loire.

  • Aug 28, 1429

    Burgundy and France sign a truce.

  • Dec 1, 1429

    Charles raises Joan, Joan's parents, and her brothers to be nobles.

  • May 14, 1430

    Joan reaches Compiegne

  • Jan 3, 1431

    Joan transferred to Pierre Cauchon for interrogation.

  • Jan 13, 1431

    Joan starts her court case.

  • May 30, 1431

    Joan is burned to death.

  • Jan 1, 1450

    Charles VII calls an investigation of Joan of Arc's court case.

  • Pope Benedict XV makes Joan of Arc one of few Saints.