Footnote 305

From the testimony of Jean Pasquerel on May 4, 1456 ("...I, along with many soldiers, came to the city of Orléans by the side of the Beauce, with the banner [made for the priests] and the clergy, without any interference; and when Jehanne knew of our approach, she went to meet us and together we entered the city of Orléans without interference, and brought in the food supplies, within the sight of the English. And this was astonishing, because all the English, with great force and in great numbers, armed and prepared for battle, saw the King's soldiers, in such a small number compared to the English; they saw them and heard the priests singing, among whom I was, carrying the banner; but nevertheless none of the English moved, nor made any assault on the soldiers or priests.")
For the quoted portion of this testimony as it appears in the original, 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", p. 163.


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