At times he acted as viceroy in William's absence; at times he led the royal forces to chastise rebellions.
Till the spring of 327 Alexander was moving to and fro in Bactria and Sogdiana, beating down the recurrent rebellions and planting Greek cities.
Rebellions of the subject nations may have occurred also.
The revolt of Masaniello in Naples (1647), followed by rebellions at Palermo and Messina, which placed Sicily for a while in the hands of Louis XIV.
From this time native rebellions in Egypt are recurrent.