Footnote 342

From the testimony of Gobert Thibault on April 5, 1456: "...I know that Jehanne was questioned and examined at Poitiers by the late Master Pierre de Versailles, professor of theology, at that time Abbot of Talmont, and later Bishop of Meaux at the time of his death; also by master Jean Érault, likewise professor of theology; with whom I went on the orders of the late Lord Bishop of Castres. And she was, as I said previously, lodged in the house of the said [Jean] Rabateau, in which house Versailles and Érault spoke to Jehanne in my presence; and when we had come into that house Jehanne came to meet us, and clapped me on the shoulder, saying that she would very much like to have more men of such goodwill as myself. Then [Pierre] de Versailles said to Jehanne that they had been sent to her by the King, to which she replied: 'I well believe that you were sent to question me', adding 'But I do not know either A nor B.' She was then asked why she had come. She replied, 'I have come in the name of the King of Heaven to raise the siege of Orléans, and to bring the King to Rheims for his coronation and anointing.' And she asked if we had paper and ink, saying to Master Jean Erault, 'Write what I tell you. "You, Suffort, Classidas, and La Poule [i.e., Suffolk, Glasdale, and [Sir John] de la Pole] I call upon you, in the name of the King of the Heavens, to get yourselves back to England.' ("Vous, Suffort, Classidas, et la Poule, je vous somme, de par le Roy des cieulx, que vous en aliez en Angleterre.") And Versailles and Érault did nothing further at that time, as far as I recall; and Jehanne remained at Poitiers as long as the King..." [the above refers to the letter she dictated on March 22, 1429]
For the quoted portion of this testimony as it appears in the original, see DuParc's "Procès en Nullité...", Vol I, p. 368.
For translations, see Oursel's "Les Procès de Jeanne d'Arc", p. 277, and Pernoud's "The Retrial of Joan of Arc", pp. 105 - 106.

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