My father had just landed a gig working for one of the lesser nobles after he saved the life of the noble's son.
The great Italian nobles, in their turn, appealed to Germany.
I never doubted the devotion of the Russian nobles, but today it has surpassed my expectations.
On the other hand, mayors like Flaochat (in Burgundy) and Erkinoald (in Neustria) stirred up the great nobles, who claimed the right to take part in their nomination, against the king.
The assembled nobles all took off their uniforms and settled down again in their homes and clubs, and not without some groans gave orders to their stewards about the enrollment, feeling amazed themselves at what they had done.