Friedrich's forces had conquered numerous lands, so they would not be obstructed so easily. The so-called "blasphemer" set the edge of his axe against the bishop's throat. Shaken by such a commanding presence, the bishop's guards could only tremble in fright. With Friedrich's authority re-established, the other influential figures fell back in line behind him. However, a faction still loyal to the bishop doggedly fought on and the was grew ever more intense
See Irreverent Friedrich.
Friedrich is a German masculine name and a surname, a variant of an English Frederick of Old German origin; the meaning is "peaceful ruler". A two-element name, it is derived from the elements frid meaning "peace, protection, safety" and ric "rich, powerful, ruler".
Artwork by Yang Mansik.