Henry was disliked but feared by the baronage, towards whom he showed gross bad faith in his disregard of his coronation promises.
Victor Amedeus, although accused not without reason of bad faith in his diplomatic dealings and of cruelty, was undoubtedly a great soldier and a still greater administrator.
The bad faith of the condottiere Paolo Vitelli (beheaded at Florence in 1499) had deeply impressed him.
The general tendency seems to have been to accept too easily the accounts of the chroniclers of the east Frankish kingdom, which are favourable to Louis the German, and to accuse Charles of cowardice and bad faith.
The two years truce was repeatedly prorogued, and lasted till 449, but no definitive treaty was ever concluded, owing to the bad faith with which both parties kept their promises.