John and Dunois “are enraptured, they so quickly rushed, so wildly with the English they fought, that soon with the army the rest parted”. Lost, the heroes are in the castle of Hermaphrodite. It is a sorcerer whom God created ugly and lascivious. He kisses John, but in return receives a powerful slap. The insulted villain orders the guard to put both strangers on the stake. Unexpectedly appeared monk Griburdon asked to pardon John, offering his life in return. His request is accepted. Caught in hell, visiting Satan, Griburdon told the following. He, trying to dishonor John, suddenly saw an ass descending from heaven and picked up the valiant knight Dunois, who, swinging his sword, attacked Griburdon, the Monk turns into a pretty girl – and Dunois lowers his sword. The driver, who was with the monk at the same time and guarded John, seeing the beauty, rushes to her, releasing the captive. Virgo, being at large, grabs a brilliant sword, forgotten Dunois, and straightens the monk. “The virgin saved her honor, and Griburdon, guilty in blasphemy, said” forgive “earthly existence.” The donkey, whom St. Denis inspired to fly to Lombardy, takes Dunois with him, leaving John alone.
So, where did the flying ass of knight Dunois fly? He finds himself in the amazing Temple of Rumor, where he learns of the Dorothea sentenced to be burned and hurries to her to help in Milan. The executioner is ready to execute the order of the inquisitor,
Having reached the goal of the voyage, the home of the Virgin Mary, beloved ones stop to spend the night and get acquainted with the Englishman d’Arondel. With him is a young mistress, who is not the same with Dorothea. La Trimuyl asks the British to admit that Dorothea is more beautiful than his lady. A proud Englishman, offended by this, offers the Frenchman a duel. An Englishwoman, Judith de Rosamor, watches with interest the duel, while Dorothea pale with fear for her chosen one.