Benedict was quite willing to be reconciled to him on these conditions, but the arrangement was prevented by Philip VI.
This rivalry was aggravated by the enmity between Philip VI.
The second, struck some little time later, was a copy of the cu d'or of Philip VI.
Philip VI had assisted the count of Flanders in a bitter struggle to prevent the towns from establishing their independence.
Concerning their power and the part they played, see for example the confirmation by Philip VI.