THE NEVILLS OF MIDDLEHAM: ENGLAND’S MOST POWERFUL FAMILY IN THE WARS OF THE ROSES
416pp., 13 illus., P.B. 2017. In 1465, the Nevills must have thought they’d reached the pinnacle of power and influence in England. Rivalries led to serious conflict that worsened when King Edward IV impulsively married Elizabeth Wydeville. The Nevills had already lost a great deal for the Yorkist cause. Within six years, as the Wars of the Roses turned into one of the bloodiest periods of English history, they’d lose even more for the Lancastrians.