The achivi is the people, and the McClellanists are the reges.
And in 43 he speaks of erga Reges obsequium as characteristic of some particular tribes: see Norman Conquest, i. 579.
No one denied that God could directly intervene in the affairs of kingdoms, for he himself had said: Per me reges regnant.
At reges, ubi de adventu Marii cognoverunt, diversi in locos difficiles abeunt.