Latest Joan of Arc Stories

King Of Hearts: Richard The Lionheart's Organ Analyzed In Detail
2013-03-01 08:35:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online When King Richard I of England died in 1199 his heart was embalmed separately of his body, wrapped in linen and buried in a small lead box. The man who was more famously known as Richard the Lionheart because of his courageousness as a military leader spent most of his Kinghood in France at battle. In fact it was in battle when he was struck down by a crossbow during a castle siege, later dying from his injury. After his death, as...

2010-08-24 13:21:00

NEW YORK, Aug. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the publisher's history, today Random House Children's Books (www.randomhouse.com/kids) is releasing an e-book original, written by the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author Michael Scott and entitled THE DEATH OF JOAN OF ARC: A Lost Story from the Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel (Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers / $0.99). The story is available exclusively in digital format and is the newest addition to...

2009-09-16 11:57:42

Leelee Sobieski's publicist has confirmed the U.S. actress is pregnant with her first child. The Public Enemies and Joan of Arc star's representative told People.com Sobieski and her fashion designer fiance Adam Kimmel are thrilled about the baby's expected birth in December. The child's gender wasn't specified.

2008-08-29 15:00:36

By Liam Rudden JOAN OF ARC was burned at the stake in 1431. She was just 19. In 1920, she was made a saint, the patroness of soldiers and of France, and three years later immortalised by Irish playwright George Bernard Shaw in his play, Saint Joan. The piece, considered to be Shaw's greatest work, questions whether Joan really was an innocent peasant following the will of God, a stubborn, battle-hungry soldier seeking celebrity, or simply the pawn of church and state in their struggle...

2006-02-14 15:30:23

GARCHES, France -- A team of scientists hopes to crack one of the layers of mystery surrounding 15th-century French heroine Joan of Arc: Could a rib and other fragments recovered after she was burned at the stake be hers? Eighteen experts plan a battery of tests to determine whether the few remains reportedly recovered from the pyre where the 19-year-old was burned alive for heresy - including a rib bone and some skin - really could have belonged to her. The woman warrior-turned-saint...

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