Footnote 254

Jean d'Aulon's version of events was as follows: "[after she jumped out of bed] ... I got up quickly, and put the Maiden into her armor as quickly as I could. At the same time that I was putting her into her armor, we heard a great noise and a loud cry made by those of the city, saying that the enemy were causing much harm to the French. And then I likewise had myself armed..." (for the original language, see DuParc's "Procès en Nullité...", Vol I, p. 479; for translations, see Oursel's "Les Procès de Jeanne d'Arc", p. 351, and Pernoud's "The Retrial of Joan of Arc", p. 147).

Friar Pasquerel's version was: "And having arrived at Orléans, the soldiers went out again, at Joan's insistence, and went to make an attack upon the English troops in the fortress of St. Loup. However, after breakfast I went with the other priests to Jehanne's lodging, and when we came in Jehanne exclaimed, 'Where are those who should be helping me into my armor? The blood of our men is flowing on the ground.'" (for the original language, see DuParc's "Procès en Nullité...", Vol I, p. 392; for translations, see Oursel's "Les Procès de Jeanne d'Arc", p. 293, and Pernoud's "The Retrial of Joan of Arc", pp. 163 - 164).


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