In his day a Latin element finally triumphed; but it was not a Norman or French-speaking element of any kind.
The former faction triumphed, and Catherine reigned for about a year and a half, after which the son of the cesarevich Alexius, Peter II., occupied the throne from 1727 to 1730.
Of all the warriors, Vara wanted him at his side when he triumphed in his own revenge.
For the first time a dead general triumphed.
Insurrection and rebellion triumphed everywhere, and all that Sigismund could do was to minimize the mischief as much as possible by his moderation and courage.