Domrémy-la-Pucelle

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Domrémy-la-Pucelle (, ; Remshausen) is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France.wikipedia
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Vosges (department)

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Domrémy-la-Pucelle (, ; Remshausen) is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France.
It consists of 17 cantons and 507 communes, of which 234 are rural, including the commune of Domrémy-la-Pucelle, where Joan of Arc was born.

Joan of Arc

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The village, originally named Domrémy, is the birthplace of Joan of Arc. It was the sole request made of the king by Joan of Arc when Charles asked her how he could show her his appreciation for seeing him crowned; Joan felt that taxes burdened the villagers.
She was born to Jacques d'Arc and Isabelle Romée, a peasant family, at Domrémy in northeast France.

Charles VII of France

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Domrémy and Greux were exempted from taxes "forever" by Charles VII in 1429.
Then in the little village of Domrémy, on the border of Lorraine and Champagne, a teenage girl named Joan of Arc (Jeanne d'Arc), demanded that the garrison commander at Vaucouleurs, Robert de Baudricourt, collect the soldiers and resources necessary to bring her to the Dauphin at Chinon, stating that visions of angels and saints had given her a divine mission.

Communes of France

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Domrémy-la-Pucelle (, ; Remshausen) is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France.

Grand Est

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Domrémy-la-Pucelle (, ; Remshausen) is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France.

France

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Domrémy-la-Pucelle (, ; Remshausen) is a commune in the Vosges department in Grand Est in northeastern France.

Meuse

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Domrémy is positioned along the upper Meuse Valley several kilometres (miles) north of the town of Coussey.

Coussey

Domrémy is positioned along the upper Meuse Valley several kilometres (miles) north of the town of Coussey.

Coronation of the French monarch

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It was the sole request made of the king by Joan of Arc when Charles asked her how he could show her his appreciation for seeing him crowned; Joan felt that taxes burdened the villagers.

Hundred Years' War

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Moreover, he wished to do a good deed for her success in fighting the English during the Hundred Years' War.

French Revolution

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Taxes were imposed upon Domrémy and Greux again during the French Revolution; the residents have paid taxes since.

Duchy of Bar

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Until 1766, Domrémy was part of the Duchy of Bar (within a section of the duchy which owed fealty to the Crown of France although the other half of the duchy was part of the Holy Roman Empire).

Holy Roman Empire

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Until 1766, Domrémy was part of the Duchy of Bar (within a section of the duchy which owed fealty to the Crown of France although the other half of the duchy was part of the Holy Roman Empire).

Fief

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In that year, the Duchy, part of which had become a fief of the Kingdom of France in 1301, escheated to the crown fully upon the death of its last duke, Stanisław Leszczyński.

Kingdom of France

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In that year, the Duchy, part of which had become a fief of the Kingdom of France in 1301, escheated to the crown fully upon the death of its last duke, Stanisław Leszczyński.

Escheat

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In that year, the Duchy, part of which had become a fief of the Kingdom of France in 1301, escheated to the crown fully upon the death of its last duke, Stanisław Leszczyński.

Stanisław Leszczyński

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In that year, the Duchy, part of which had become a fief of the Kingdom of France in 1301, escheated to the crown fully upon the death of its last duke, Stanisław Leszczyński.

Compagnons de Jeanne d'Arc

From 1937 to 1939, it organised mass patriotic and religious demonstrations at Domrémy in her honour.

Lionel Royer

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He was most famous for painting large scenes of the life of Joan of Arc in the Basilica of Bois-Chenu in Domrémy.

Jacques d'Arc

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Jacques d'Arc, originally spelled Darc (1380–1440), was a farmer in the village of Domrémy in Lorraine, and the father of the French heroine and Catholic saint Jeanne d'Arc ("Joan of Arc" in English).