This quote is from Inquisitor Bréhal's "Recollectio"; for the original
Latin, see DuParc's "Procès en Nullité...",
Vol II, p. 509 ("Unde merito eis spiritibus semper adherere debuit;
quoniam, sicut promiserant, vere Johanna per martirium et magnam
patientie victoriam a corporis ergastulo liberata fuit").
For a slightly different translation than my own, see Pernoud's "The Retrial of Joan of Arc", p. 246 ("She had very good reason always to trust in her voices. For in very truth she was delivered, as they promised, from the prison of the body by martyrdom and a great victory: the victory of patience").
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