The Audacious

40 of the gifts and clothes brought with the French from Samos was made. Marie Petit was asked to estimate their value, and the Khan was made aware of this. The Khan also came to learn that the Jesuit Father, de Mosnier, who had arrived from Samos with the mission, had something to do with the shooting. Accordingly, the Khan ordered he be arrested and put in prison. Two days after Jacques Fabre was released, Mary Petit requested a meeting with the Khan of Yerevan hoping to be able to secure the release of the French prisoners. She also secretly paid 4,000 French Livres in bribes to those who could influence the Khan to her favour. When she met the Khan, she spoke with confidence and the Khan listened to all she said. Eventually, after a great deal of humble