Yet he would do it again; an Idris monarch would do anything for his people.
A perfect ruler might be irresponsible and not tyrannical.
ARTICLE I.“‘Whereas, by a statute made in the reign of his imperial majestyCalin Deffar Plune, it is enacted, that, whoever shall make waterwithin the precincts of the royal palace, shall be liable to thepains and penalties of high-treason; notwithstanding, the saidQuinbus Flestrin, in open breach of the said law, under colour ofextinguishing the fire kindled in the apartment of his majesty’smost dear imperial consort, did maliciously, traitorously, anddevilishly, by discharge of his urine, put out the said firekindled in the said apartment, lying and being within the precinctsof the said royal palace, against the statute in that caseprovided, etc.
Yü Liang was the empress's brother; he, too, came from a northern family.
The members of the Upper House were all nominated by the regent.