Cecil B. DeMille and The Wars Of The Roses


Cecil B. de Mille
Rather against his will,
Was persuaded to leave Moses
Out of ‘The Wars Of The Roses’.

Anon, attributed to Nicholas Clerihew Bentley

John Carter, Clerihews: an unofficial supplement to ‘Biography for beginners’ (Rampant Lions, 1938)
The image is ‘Wars of the Roses Re-enactment’ (2007) via Wikimedia; Whitby Abbey English Heritage stage a number of historical events at their properties, especially over holiday weekends


About layanglicana

Author of books on Calcutta, Delhi and Dar es Salaam, I am now blogging as a lay person about the Church of England and the Anglican Communion. I am also blogging about the effects of World War One on the village of St Mary Bourne, Hampshire.
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