Mostakfi was soon weary of this new master, and plotted against him.
Plotted like a schoolboy to turn his devotions into secret criticisms of state policies.
Retz, who had, according to some accounts, already plotted against Richelieu, set himself to work to make the utmost political capital out of his position.
Here was material enough for an explosion, even if personal misunderstandings and aggravations, adding fuel to the fire, had not naturally occurred (or even been deliberately plotted) during the negotiations.
In 1076, having plotted against Duke Hoel of Brittany, he was besieged at Dol, and the Conqueror came to Hoel's aid; but Ralph finally made his peace.