See Eginhard, in Vita Caroli Magni, c. i. p. 9, etc., c. iii. p. 24. Childeric was deposed - jussû, the Carlovingians were established - auctoritate, Pontificis Romani. Launoy, etc., pretend that these strong words are susceptible of a very soft interpretation. Be it so; yet Eginhard understood the world, the court, and the Latin language.