Footnote 296

From "Journal of the Siege..." "And among others, they had set up near the levy of Saint-Jean-le-Blanc, between the winepress of the Faviere and the Portereau, a large cannon which they named 'Passe-volant'. It fired stones weighing 80 pounds, which did great damage to the houses and buildings of Orleans, although there weren't any people killed or wounded except perhaps one woman, named Belle, living near the Chesnau postern." (For the original language, see Quicherat's "Procès...", Vol IV, p. 97.)

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