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Did Joan of Arc return from the dead?

20 Oct

Since the age of thirteen Joan of Arc had heard heavenly voices, as a result of which she regarded herself as a messenger from God, sent to save the French from their English enemies. She went on to have a brief but spectacular military career, winning many remarkable victories in the space of a year. But in the end Joan was captured by the English, tried as a witch and on 30 May 1431 was burnt at the stake at the age of just nineteen. But that, oddly enough, was apparently not quite the end of the Maid of Orleans.

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