The matter was examined and the legate ordered the suit to be quashed.
The pope or his legate, however, took no steps to remove abuses or otherwise reform the Scandinavian churches.
The matter was settled by the Papal Legate, Simon de Brion, afterwards Pope Martin IV.
The papal legate decided in 1266 that Siger was the ringleader,.
The legate demurred; but on the pope's return sentence was formally given in his favour.