How a saintly girl did more to restore chivalry than kings, nobles and knights A commonly voiced prophecy held that France would be lost by a woman but saved by a virgin from Lorraine. The woman was France's queen, Isabelle of Bavaria. The virgin savior, the voices affirmed, was Joan, whom France's true sovereign, Christ the King, would arm with His strength.
With every stab he only shouted louder "Viva Cristo Rey!" The commander was so enraged that he executed the young hero on the spot. There was no trial.
Having selected ten prisoners to die in the starvation bunker to serve as a lesson for an escaped prisoner, Nazi SS Captain Karl Fritsch was about to leave Auschwitz concentration camp when the unimaginable happened. Prisoner 16670 stepped out. A murmur swept through the prisoners.