The ambition of Henry V. had finally cost her the long-loyal Guienne, as well as all the ephemeral conquests of his own sword.
To outward appearance, the Spanish King was as eager as ever for the war in Guienne.
Six years after Richard's death the English kings had lost all their continental fiefs except Guienne.
Later still, they negotiated for the possession of Guienne and Provence.
He was born at Cahors, in the province of Guienne, in the year 1244.
But now there was a distant crash and a roar of "Saint George for Guienne!"
His first friend—and it was a friendship till death—was Piers Gaveston, the son of a knight of Guienne.
The loss of Guienne added the last straw to the burden of Somerset's misdeeds.
At the time of the death of Stephen, Henry was engaged in a desultory warfare against some of his rebellious vassals in Guienne.
The duke then made him lieutenant-general in Languedoc and Guienne.