Familiar fellow’s homophonic party piece or follow crossword clue. DOUBLE CROSSWORD question at London Evening Standard (West End Final B) on 8 Jun 2017. 5 letters
Other possible answer: ARISE, SERVE, DRIVE, CHASE, TRACE
Ensue is defined as to happen directly after or as a result of something.
An example of ensue is an audience clapping after a great performance.
Ren found supporters among the Italian princes, especially the Milanese Visconti, who helped him to assert his claims with arms. During the war of succession which ensued, Alfonso was taken prisoner by the Genoese fleet in August 1435, and was sent a prisoner to Filippo Maria at Milan.