Apparently he spent a lot of time on the back of a horse, riding his range in all kinds of weather - a fact that prompted more than one comment by townsfolk that he had wasted a good college education.
St Lawrence's chapel, a chantry built under Edward I., was bought by the townsfolk at the Reformation.
This is the busy season of the townsfolk.
In many parts the peasants and townsfolk, enraged by the licence of the French, hung on his flank and rear.
Discouraged by this failure in the pulpit, Savonarola now devoted himself to teaching in the convent, but his zeal for the salvation of the apathetic townsfolk was soon to stir him to fresh efforts.