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Sarum: The Novel of England Chapter Summary & Analysis - The Rose, A Journey From Sarum Summary

Edward Rutherfurd
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The Rose, A Journey From Sarum Summary

The time is 1456. Eustace Godfrey, Michael Shockley, Benedict Mason and John Wilson all leave their homes as the cathedral clock strikes six. The battle between the Lancasters and the Yorks, known as the War of the Roses, is taking place.

The area of Sarum is prosperous and not concerned with outside events. Godfrey, a descendant of Godefroi, plans to marry off two of his children that evening. He needs money and tries different investments. He wants to restore the position of his family. He wants his son Oliver to go to Parliament.

Shockley is hoping to be elected to the forty-eight that evening. The forty-eight is a local government council. The family is prosperous due to the mill and cloth business. Shockley and Godfrey haven't spoken for ten years.

Mason has a bell founder business and wants...

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