Issues Concerning Joan of Arc's Trial


This page is undergoing revision; in the meantime, please consult the pages listed at left.
Evidence from the original documents or summaries of this information can be found at the following:

[Click Here] - Brief summary of the trial.

[Click Here] - Excerpts from the eyewitness accounts concerning the conduct and motives of the judges.

[Click Here] - Eyewitness accounts concerning the reason for Joan's "relapse" and conviction. Also see: "Primary Sources and Context Concerning Joan of Arc's Male Clothing"

[Click Here] - English government records documenting their payments to the judges.

[Click Here] - Excerpts from the standard medieval theological treatises and theologians' verdicts which further confirm what the eyewitnesses said about the wrongful conviction for "cross-dressing".

[Click Here] - Excerpts from the posthumous declaration of innocence during the appeal after the war.


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