The Trial of Joan of Arc
The original verbatim trial of the Jeanne d’Arc transcript from 1431, translated into English.
If you would like to go directly to the questions asked of Joan and her answers, go to the first trial day: February 21, 1431.
This content is from the public domain book:
THE TRIAL OF JEANNE D’ARC TRANSLATED INTO ENGLISH
FROM THE ORIGINAL LATIN AND FRENCH DOCUMENTS
BY W. P. BARRETT
WITH AN ESSAY On the Trial of Jeanne d’Arc AND Dramatis Personae, BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES OF THE TRIAL JUDGES AND OTHER PERSONS INVOLVED IN THE MAID’S CAREER, TRIAL AND DEATH
By PIERRE CHAMPION
TRANSLATED FROM THE FRENCH BY COLEY TAYLOR AND RUTH H. KERR
GOTHAM HOUSE, INC.
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- Introduction written by the translator in 1932
- Here Begin the Proceedings
- January 13. Reading of the evidence against Jeanne.
- February 19. The Officers Appointed take Oath.
- February 21. The First Public Session.
- February 22. Second Session
- February 24. Third Session.
- February 27. Fourth Session.
- March 1. Fifth Session.
- March 3. Sixth Session.
- March 10. First Session in Prison.
- March 12.The Vicar of the Lord Inquisitor is Summoned.
- March 13th.
- March 15th In Prison.
- March 17. In Prison.
- March 22. The Statements are Presented to the Assessors.
- March 25. Palm Sunday. Jeanne asks to hear mass.
- March 27. Here Begins the Ordinary Trial.
- March 28. The Tenor of the Articles of Accusation.
- March 28 (2). This Wednesday after Palm Sunday, 1431.
- March 31. Saturday, the Last Day of March, in Prison
- April 5. The Digest is Submitted to the Assessors.
- April 9.The Tenor of the Deliberations.
- April 18. Jeanne is Charitably Exhorted.
- May 2. Public Admonition of The Maid.
- May 9. She is Threatened with Torture.
- May 19. The Deliberations of the University of Paris are Read.
- Here follow the Articles concerning the Words and Deeds of Jeanne, commonly known as The Maid
- The Deliberation and Doctrinal Judgment of the Venerable Faculty of Decrees.
- May 23. Jeanne’s Faults are Expounded to Her.
- May 24. The Public Sermon. Jeanne Recants.
- Sentence after the Abjuration.
- May 28. The Trial for Relapse. Jeanne Resumes Man’s Dress.
- Tuesday, May 29th
- May 30th, the Last Day of This Trial.
- June 7. Subsequent Documents.
- Dramatis Personae by Pierre Champion 387
- On the Trial of Jeanne d’Arc by Pierre Champion.