He embroiled himself with his colleagues and also with the government.
The town became embroiled in the struggles that ended in the independence of Scotland.
Towards the close of his reign he became embroiled in a dispute with Pope Innocent III.
He embroiled himself successively with Sigismund of Austria, to whom he refused to restore his possessions in Alsace for the stipulated sum; with the Swiss, who supported the free towns of Alsace in their revolt against the tyranny of the ducal governor, Peter von Hagenbach (who was condemned and executed by the rebels in May 1474); and finally, with Rene of Lorraine, with whom he disputed the succession of Lorraine, the possession of which had united the two principal portions of Charles's territories - Flanders and the duchy and county of Burgundy.
Only a few months later, they are deeply embroiled in a savage situation in which three of our boys have already died.