Lvov, he founded the Octobrist party, in the hope that the Tsar's Government would recognize the necessity of great reforms and work with the moderate Liberals of the Zemstvos while safeguarding the monarchical principle.
The Council That Was Seven had been immortalized safeguarding their father in death.
At the same time he was more clearly defining and safeguarding his predecessors' position.
It was eventually compromised by giving the power, but only with safeguarding conditions, to the Federal arbitration court.
In foreign affairs Schrenk, like his predecessor, aimed at safeguarding the independence of Bavaria, and supported the idea of superseding the actual constitution of the Confederation by a supreme directory, in which Bavaria, as leader of the purely German states, would hold the balance between Prussia and Austria.