Charles had promised the Lorraine princes "not to force them to make friends with Coligny more than was agreeable to them."
Why did Coligny later wish to establish a colony in America?
Coligny's army was chiefly composed of cavalry; of infantry he had but three thousand men.
What promise did Coligny make to the people of the Netherlands?
Unfastening his doublet he unwrapped from around his body the treasure of Coligny, and tossed it upon the table.
That speech of Coligny's was of all things the one he most desired to forget.
Seconded by Coligny, he planned alliances with all the enemies of Philip in Europe.
See the synopsis of Coligny's speech in La Planche, 247, 248.
Coligny had failed to capture the town; he had lost several thousand good troops, and had raised the siege.
Two years after, the army of Coligny appeared before Toulouse.