While the Frenchman of Barn Bernard of Ardaca was seated on the stairs of the prison, he began to sing French and, looking at the wall where a Veronica and the Face of Our Lord Jesus Christ were painted, he went on to destroy the image of the Veronica.
The Frenchman of Béarn Bernard of Ardaca “being one day seated on the stairs of the prison began to sing French and looking at the wall where a Veronica and the Face of Our Lord Jesus Christ were painted […] he touched the said Veronica with his hand and said that this is who this is and taking hold of the mustache of his beard he pulled it twice”, then went on to destroy the image amidst the exclamations of his cellmates.
The French of Béarn Bernard of Ardaca “estando un dia sentado en la escalera de la carcel començo a cantar frances y mirando a la pared donde estava pintada una Verónica y Rostro de Nuestro Señor Jesucristo […] toco con la mano a la dicha Veronica y dixo que bugo que es este y hechando mano al mostacho de la barba se lo estiro dos veces”, then went on to destroy the image amidst the exclamations of his cellmates.
Borja Franco Llopis, Noticias sobre arte y devoción del Quinientos aragonés a través de la documentación inquisitorial, Boletín del Museo e Instituto Camón Aznar, 107, 2011, pp. 77-92