Expelled from Italy, he only came to France to buy a shameful peace.
If it were not so unprincipled and shameful it would be laughable and pathetic.
I do n't see anything particularly shameful about honestly admitting to innovation, actually.
James concluded a shameful treaty, by which, in exchange for being left undisturbed in Aragon and promised possession of Sardinia and Corsica, he gave up Sicily to the Church, for whom it was to be held by the Angevins (1295).
These instructions were communicated to the French, though not to the allies, Louis putting Dunkirk as security into possession of England, and the shameful spectacle was witnessed of the desertion by the English troops of their allies almost on the battlefield.