Footnote 310

From the testimony of a citizen of Orleans named Jean de Champeaulx, who testified on March 16, 1456 ("...Having celebrated Mass, she said that they should look to see if the English were facing them, and they replied no; they were instead facing towards the fortress of Mehun [Meung-sur-Loire]. Having heard this she said, 'In God's name, they are going; let them leave, and let us go give thanks to God and not pursue them any further, for it's Sunday.'")
For the quoted portion of this testimony as it appears in the original, see DuParc's "Procès en Nullité...", Vol I, pp. 335 - 336;
For translations, see Oursel's "Les Procès de Jeanne d'Arc", p. 258.

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