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Joan of Arc turned up in Orléans in April 1429

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Hundred Years War House Joan of Arc Joan of Arc's house in Orléans

In the middle of the noisy De Gaulle square, there's a huge wood framing house which is the centre of attention!

What's this? Well, this is Jacques Boucher's house, duke of Orléans' treasurer. He lived here in 1429.

This is where Joan of Arc was put up when she arrived in the city in April 1429, during the Hundred Years War.

She had to stay here until May 9th. We think she lived in the first floor's room...

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