Joan Of Arc: 13 Insane Things You Didn't Know

By Karen Harris
Joan of Arc, known as the Maid of Orléans: a national heroine of France, a Catholic saint, a peasant girl who claimed divine guidance and led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War (1337-1453). (Photo by Culture Cl

If you remember your European history, you probably remember Joan of Arc as the determined teenage girl who led the French to victory over the English in a key battle of the Hundred Years' War before her capture and burning at the stake. While this simplistic summary of her life is accurate, there was also much more to the story. Let's look at some of the insane things you may not have known about Joan of Arc.