Bad

Charles le mauvais.Charles II of Navarre (1332–1387).

He is gone to the bad.
Has become a ruined man, or a depraved character. He has gone amongst bad people, in bad ways, or to bad circumstances.

To the bad.
On the wrong side of the account; in arrears.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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