The Trial of Jeanne d’Arc By W. P. Barrett

Translated into English from the original Latin and french documents. The first unabridged English translation available.

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. 1932

The first unabridged English translation available. By W. P. Barrett. Published by Gotham house 1932.

Table of Contents


I. Here Begin the Proceedings
II. The Officers Appointed take Oath
III. The First Public Session
IV. Thursday, February 22nd. Second Session
V. February 24th. Third Session
VI. Tuesday, February 27th. Fourth Session
VII. March 1st. Fifth Session
VIII. Saturday, March 3rd. Sixth Session
IX. First Session in Prison
X. The Vicar of the Lord Inquisitor is Summoned
XI. Tuesday, March 13th
XII. Thursday, March 15th In Prison
XIII. Saturday, March 17th. In Prison
XIV. The Statements are Presented to the Assessors
XV. Here Begins the Ordinary Trial
XVI. The Tenor of the Articles of Accusation
XVII. This Wednesday after Palm Sunday, 1431
XVIII. Saturday, the Last Day of March, in Prison
XIX. The Digest is Submitted to the Assessors
XX. The Tenor of the Deliberations
XXI. Eleven Advocates of the Court of Rouen Give their Opinions
XXII. Jeanne is Charitably Exhorted
XXIII. Public Admonition of The Maid
XXIV. She is Threatened with Torture
XXV. The Deliberations of the University of Paris are Read
XXVI. Here follow the Articles concerning the Words and Deeds of Jeanne, commonly known as The Maid
XXVII. The Deliberation and Doctrinal Judgment of the Venerable Faculty of Decrees
XXVIII. Jeanne’s Faults are Expounded to Her
XXIX. The Public Sermon. Jeanne Recants
XXX. Sentence after the Abjuration
XXXI. The Trial for Relapse. Jeanne Resumes Man’s Dress
XXXII. Tuesday, May 29th
XXXIII. May 30th, the Last Day of This Trial
XXXIV. Subsequent Documents

Dramatis Personae by Pierre Champion
On the Trial of Jeanne d’Arc by Pierre Champion
Regularity of the Trial
Responsibilities of the Judges
The University – Pope, and the Universal Church
Responsibility of Bishop Cauchon
The Rôle of the Chapter at Rouen
Were the judges Threatened? Rôle of the English
Heresy and Witchcraft in the Fifteenth Century
Gerson’s Treatise on Revelations
War in the Time of Jeanne d’Arc
The Idea of Patrie in the Time of Jeanne d’Arc
The Value of the Trial Record

Technical reviewing & editing Dec. 2011
Credits: Internet Medieval Source Book.