Still the duke would not quit the siege of Neuss before the 13th of June.
The suburbs of Neuss abound in numerous vegetable gardens, enclosed with well clipt hedges.
He accused the deputies of leaving him in the lurch and thus causing his failure at Neuss.
Of these, one was found in the Rhenish country between Neuss and Xanten.
The details of all the aid they had given him, 2500 men for Neuss and many other contributions, were recapitulated.
The siege of Neuss was not opened till the close of July, and its difficulties soon unfolded themselves.
In all, the forces at Charles's disposition amounted to about ten thousand, far fewer than those at Neuss or at Granson.
His earliest work of importance was the decoration of the choir of the church of St Quirinus at Neuss.