1. Ferrando de SepĂșlveda, a court silversmith, was paid for the Chalice, as well as a mysterious master known as Robert, who did the enamelwork
  2. Alibi: the Judge says that he was at the Church of San Cernin, talking to the parish priest and a friend of his, when the robbery took place
  3. The Judge knows better than anyone how valuable the Chalice is