Sieyês had drawn up at his request, and was elected in three - by the noblesse of Paris, Villers-Cotterets and Crepy-en-Valois.
The peace of Crepy in September 1544 deprived him of this employment, but he had won a considerable reputation, and when Charles was preparing to attack the league of Schmalkalden, he took pains to win Albert's assistance.
Henry supported the constable Montmorency when he was disgraced in 1541; protested against the treaty of Crepy in 1544; and at the end of the reign held himself completely aloof.
In Flanders in 1542, returning to England after the peace of Crepy (1544).
By his father's will he inherited the four lordships of Crepy, La Ferte - Milon, Pierrefonds and Bethisy, which together formed the coantship of Valois.
After the peace of Crepy between Francis and Charles in 1544 he hoped to end his days in quiet.