Had to complain to the empress Theodora of the exactions practised by her officials.
Its subsequent history is uneventful, though it suffered from the exactions of Verres; and its inscriptions are unimportant.
He was also aware that the exactions of the French had produced deep indignation throughout Germany and especially in Prussia.
On the other hand the severe measures taken by the government prevented the growth of anything like legalized slavery on Siberian soil; but the people, ruined as they were both by the intrusion of agricultural colonists and by the exactions of government officials, fell into what was practically a kind of slavery to the merchants.
The estates loyally supported him against the attempted exactions of the popes, and do not seem to have objected to any of his reforms, chief among which was the army-reform project of 1435, to provide for the better defence of the land against the Turks.