Joan came in through the St-Nicaise gate on July 16th 1429. She won the admiration of the publicfigures and the inhabitants of Reims who came out to meet the royal troop. The coronationceremony took place on Sunday, July 17th at the cathedral. Thus Joan accomplished her secondmission which she had proclaimed on her arrival at Chinon. According to sources, Joan was placedclose to the king, immediately after the lords of the kingdom who held the coronation emblems. InReims, Joan met her father, who was living at the Äne Rayé inn.
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