The appellant may, however, request that bishop to send priests from his side to sit with the synod of appeal.
He declared that all pardons issued since 1387 were invalid, and imposed heavy fines on persons, and even on whole shires, that had given the lords appellant aid.
Mr. Justice Turner dismissed the appellant's case on all counts.
Pending appeal, the appellant's see is not to be filled up. The judges appointed by the bishop of Rome to hear the appeal are to be from the neighbouring provinces.
Having lived down his unpopularity, and made himself many powerful friends, he resolved to take his longdeferred revenge on Gloucester and the other lords appellant.