Joan of Arc

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Squabble Over Joan of Arc's Ring Ends—Thanks to Queen?

French theme park says Elizabeth stepped in so relic could stay in France

(Newser) - The Anglo-Franco bickering over a ring believed to have belonged to French national hero Joan of Arc is perhaps done for the moment: As the Guardian reports, has gone on display at a historical them park in France almost 600 years after she was burned at the stake, and it... More »

UK Wants Joan of Arc Ring Back, France Does Not Care

The Brits say without an export license the ring is subject to more bidding

(Newser) - A ring said to belong to the French martyr Joan of Arc triumphantly returned to France , after French donors raised $425,000 to buy it at an auction last month in the UK—where it had resided for nearly 600 years since she was burned at the stake. But just... More »

Joan of Arc's Ring Back in France After 600 Years

The ring fetched some $400K at auction

(Newser) - A ring said to have belonged to Joan of Arc is back in the medieval peasant-turned-warrior's native France nearly 600 years after she was burned at the stake. The ring, which had been in England since the 15th century, sold at auction for more than $400,000 (about 30... More »

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