Happy Birthday Joan!

Happy Birthday Joan!

France went wild yesterday. January 6th was Joan of Arc’s 600th birthday.

Or maybe not:

“France Celebrates Joan of Arc’s (Fake) Birthday,” Rossella Lorenzi, Discovery News.


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One Response to “Happy Birthday Joan!”

  1. Mike Licht Says:


    The lady was convicted of cross-dressing.

    “Joan of Arc on Trial,” Romeo Vitelli, Providentia

    “The 600-year struggle for the soul of Joan of Arc,” John Lichfield, The Independent

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