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Re: The Wars of the Roses
Padrig Bryn yscrifef:
> > time of King Stephen) and doing as little as possible.
> > "The Cambrians,
> > throughout the war, did nothing in particu-lar/And did it very well."
> > -- W.S. Gilbert.
> What history book is this from?
> Sellar & Yeatman mention in passing that
> "...King Stephen ought not be confused with King Stephen, the only
> (memorable) Hungarian king, of whom, being a Good Man a Good King and a
> Good Thing, it was thought would make a very Good Saint. For all of
> that, he died of a surfeit in the usual way."
Yeah, well. It was because of Stephen that the Plantagenets got on the
English throne at all.
> Neat solutions. Having such a miniscule background in History, I
> certainly couldn't do better. Though I don't mind arguing a point every
> now and again. :-)
John Cowan firstname.lastname@example.org
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