The ambassadors remarked his negligence, and his ministers complained of it.
Why, they are sending ambassadors to compliment the usurper.
On the 22nd of April the French, Russian and British ministers came to an agreement on the question of the holy places; with the result that, when the question of protectorate was raised, Menshikov found himself opposed by the ambassadors of all the other powers.
In 285 he was one of the ambassadors sent to the Tarentines to dissuade them from making war on the Romans.
At the time of Rienzi's unfortunate enterprise it sent ten ambassadors to pay him honour; and, when papal legates sought to coerce it by foreign soldiers, or to exact contributions, they met with vigorous resistance.