Dan rallied his team and broke towards the east, where the first flares had appeared.
He prosecuted the war against France vigorously and in a "short time had rallied to his standard all the tribes of western Algeria.
He was at his best at such a moment, and the rallied Federals under his command swept all before them.
The result of the battle was a complete victory for the French, who followed up their success by driving a portion of Bournonville's army (on which the duke of Lorraine had rallied his forces) from the Neckar (action of Ladenburg near Heidelberg, July 7th).
For a while the king was in the hands of the conspirators, who purposed murdering or deposing him, but the people and the army rallied round him; he recovered power, crushed the Sicilian rebels, had Bonello blinded, and in a short campaign reduced the rest of the Regno.