He retook Catania by the help of a Saracen to whom Roger had trusted the city, and whom he himself punished.
Having received hostages Charles left the country; but in 774 while he was in Italy the Saxons retook Eresburg, and crossing the frontier attacked the church of St Boniface at Fritzlar and ravaged the land of the Franks.
But the kingdom collapsed with his death and the Chinese retook the country in 1877 and have held it since.
He then retook Cairo, which had revolted from the French.
Du Guesclin, having been appointed Constable, defeated the English at Pontvallain in 1370, at Chize in 1373, and drove them from their possessions between the Loire and the Gironde, while the duke of Anjou retook part of Guienne.