This is the third letter sent to the English (after previous letters on March 22 and April 30), written on May 5, 1429 during her self-imposed truce in honor of the Feast of the Ascension.
The note was delivered by a crossbowman who shot the letter into the English-held fortress of Les Tourelles. The English replied by calling her a harlot, at which she burst into tears.
The text of this letter comes to us from the Rehabilitation testimony of her confessor, Friar Jean Pasquerel (who apparently wrote it down for her); his description of the text was written into the transcript.
An English translation is below, with notes and commentary on the right; a transcription of the original language is also available.
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