The Audacious

42 The Khan of Yerevan was so touched by her latest action that he granted her request of pardon cancelling the execution of De Mosnier who was brought before the Khan, and told: “It is owing to the importance we assign Marie Petit that your execution has been cancelled. You have to understand that she is the reason for your release and should be ever grateful and indebted to her.” However, no matter how hard Marie Petit tried to secure a pardon for the two Armenians, Sufer and Cocurdoulon, who were implicated as per the testimony of the French in the official report of the Yerevan Judge, her attempts failed. The two Armenians were sentenced to death avenging the killing of the two Persian soldiers during the attack against the French Residence.