He embroiled himself with his colleagues and also with the government.
The town became embroiled in the struggles that ended in the independence of Scotland.
He embroiled himself successively with Sigismund of Austria, to whom he refused to restore his possessions in Alsace for the stipulated sum; with the Swiss, who supported the free towns of Alsace in their revolt against the tyranny of the ducal governor, Peter von Hagenbach (who was condemned and executed by the rebels in May 1474); and finally, with Rene of Lorraine, with whom he disputed the succession of Lorraine, the possession of which had united the two principal portions of Charles's territories - Flanders and the duchy and county of Burgundy.
Towards the close of his reign he became embroiled in a dispute with Pope Innocent III.
At the very 1431-1447 first, his violent and premature measures against the Colonna family, which had received such unbounded Council of favour from his predecessor, embroiled him in a sanguinary feud.
In 1199 a claim to treasure-trove embroiled him with the viscount of Limoges.
He excommunicated the queen as a stiff-necked adherent of the French anti-pope, and in 1381 conferred Naples on the ambitious Charles .of Durazzo, with whom he was soon inextricably embroiled; while, a little later, he fell out with his new College of Cardinals.
In fact, nearly the whole of the region between the Caucasus and the Perso-Turkish frontier on the south, from the Caspian Sea on the one side to the Black Sea on the other, was embroiled in a civil war of the most sanguinary and ruthless character, the inveterate racial animosities of the combatants being in both cases inflamed by religious fanaticism.
He was sent to Venice as inquisitor general, but carried matters with a high hand, became embroiled in quarrels, and was forced to leave (1560).
When (1904) his country became embroiled in war with Russia, he was appointed commander-in-chief of the Japanese armies in Manchuria, and in the sequel of Japan's victory the mikado bestowed on him (1907) the rank of prince.
This revolution could already be foreseen with tolerable certainty, when Urban embroiled himself even with his political friends - the queen of Naples and her husband, Duke Otto of Brunswick.
They were disturbed by democratic movements in many of the cities and they were threatened by the changing politics of the three northern kingdoms, Norway, Sweden and Denmark, and by their union in 1397; their trading successes had raised up powerful enemies and had embroiled them with England and with Flanders, and the Teutonic Order and neighboring princes were not slow to take advantage of their other difficulties.
France was hampered by the Roman question, which divided her own counsels while it embroiled her with Italy; the Luxemburg question, arising out of her continued demand for compensation, had only served to isolate her still further in Europe.
Nevertheless during her lifetime the system worked fairly well; but her pupil and successor, Eric of Pomerania, was unequal to the burden of empire and embroiled himself both with his neighbours and his subjects.
duke of Brittany was soon embroiled with Louis over an attempt to assert royal control over that practically independent duchy.
Besides making war upon the Moors, he was, like his father, frequently embroiled with the church.
Its control of the sciences embroiled it with its own philosophers and scholars, while saints and pure-minded ecclesiastics attempted, without success, its reform from within.
He naturally adopted Fleur.vS the idea of reconciling Louis XIV.s descendants, who had all been embroiled ever since the Polish marriage.
Around 430 BC, Athens, embroiled in the Second Peloponnesian War, endured three years of epidemics that wiped out a third of its inhabitants.
The country, already embroiled in a bloody war, has invested £ 300m in a top-secret nuclear weapons facility.
It is during this camping trip that Ben finds himself embroiled in yet another feud with Gwen.
Gossip hits that she's embroiled in an affair, and she and Frank separate while trying to decide how to save their marriage.
Following the release of Ready to Die, Notorious B.I.G. found himself again embroiled with problems with the police.
He becomes embroiled in mysterious happenings that center around a fading screen legend.
In the long reign that followed he showed no great ability or energy, and a looseness of morals which embroiled him with the Church.
The country is embroiled in a dispute with its neighbor Pakistan over Kashmir, which could become an international conflagration at any time.
Victor Gibson spent most of the race embroiled in a wild battle with Simon Woodside.
During the journey you will meet all the suspicious characters embroiled in a dastardly plot.
According to this notion, the role of a journalist is not to advocate or defend the actions of any party embroiled in conflict.
embroiled with two women when Gaby and Beth ask him to act as mediator for their domestic arguments.
Only a few months later, they are deeply embroiled in a savage situation in which three of our boys have already died.
The two of them are soon embroiled with wine and women.
Yet centuries later Bristol was once again embroiled in that shameful trade.
Thousands of workers in Thailand are currently embroiled in a row over energy privatization.
However, UNISON maintains that NHS Scotland is too embroiled in ' partnership ' with private sector companies around key ICT Infrastructure Project.
embroiled in controversy over Iraq debt.
embroiled in a royal scandal in the 17th century.
embroiled in the dispute through its takeover of Leeds Permanent, which owned Sussex County building society.
embroiled in a bitter row with Ukraine over gas supplies.
embroiled in a wild battle with Simon Woodside.
embroiled in a plot to liberate the people from the tyranny of the wicked Master Gear?
nation on earth, whilst also finding itself embroiled in the Boer War.
United found themselves embroiled in a titanic struggle against... Exeter City.
He has been embroiled in a planning wrangle with neighbors over an extractor fan at the premises, called Fifteen.
His advanced age induced him to resign the control of affairs to his adopted nephew, Cardinal Paluzzi, who embroiled the papacy in disputes with the resident ambassadors, and incurred the enmity of Louis XIV., thus provoking the long controversy over the regalia (see Innocent Xi.).
If you are embroiled in a divorce, does having a Christian divorce attorney make a difference?
The next time you find yourself embroiled in a heated argument, take one to three deep breathes (up to ten would be even better).
Jackson spent most of his life embroiled in one scandal after another, and in death the singer is still shrouded in mysterious circumstances and unusual situations.
At about the same time as the relationship was being revealed, Vanessa Hudgens found herself embroiled in a photo scandal.
Feng shui office placement principles can help you succeed and prevent you from becoming embroiled in office politics.
This position invites snoops and gossipers into your work environment and before you know it, you'll be embroiled in office politics or worse.
You will struggle for survival aboard the Galactica while battling thru mistrust and embroiled in steep intrigue.
It can also be a great tool for when you're embroiled in a trivia game and looking for a quick answer.
Shaw soon became embroiled in a steamy affair with Calabro's Michael Mancini.
Even those who may share a homeland and a language will find themselves embroiled in a misunderstanding from time to time.
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