Sentence Examples with the word Despoiling

Except for another quarrel with his monks, who accused him of despoiling their church and gained the ear of Pope Adrian, the last part of his life was laborious and uneventful.

Mexico was conquered by a small body of Spanish adventurers, whose success in despoiling the natives attracted thither a large number of their own people.

Immediately afterwards Augustus was persuaded by the plausible Livonian exile, Johan Reinhold Patkul, to form a nefarious league with Frederick of Denmark and Peter of Russia, for the purpose of despoiling the youthful king of Sweden, Charles XII.

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Assumed the title of king of Naples than Ferdinand set about despoiling him of it, and despite the bravery of a Bayard and a -Louis dArs, Louis XII., being also betrayed by the pope, lost Naples for good in 1504.