The New Zealand Railways Magazine, Volume 1, Issue 9 (February 25, 1927)
A.D. 1453–1485, Wars of the Roses
A.D. 1453–1485, Wars of the Roses.
So, likewise, they were bettered in some ways by the dreadful civil wars of the Roses, which distracted England for thirty years. The nobles well nigh perished, as an order, in these wars, while the middle class people at large suffered relatively little, in numbers or estate.