He had further anxieties in the guardianship of his nephew.
Rivalry had already existed between Stilicho and Rufinus, the praetorian praefect of the East, who had exercised considerable influence over the emperor and who now was invested with the guardianship of Arcadius.
At the age of three his son was made over to the formal guardianship of his grandfather.
On his death (29th of April 1417) she took upon herself the guardianship of their young son Louis III., and in her capacity of regent defended the duchy against the English.
An exception would be historical guardianship and estate records.