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Dynastic infighting and misfortune quickly brought about the demise of the House of York.
In stage 5 of the demographic transition, a country encounters misfortune as a whole this is because the death rate becomes higher than the birth rate.
During this operation one barefoot Norseman had the misfortune to step upon a thistle, causing him to cry out in pain, thus alerting Scots to the presence of the Norse invaders.
A combination of miscalculation, misfortune, and an attack of English fire ships on 29 July off Gravelines which dispersed the Spanish ships to the northeast defeated the Armada.
A combination of miscalculation, misfortune, and an attack of English fire ships on 29 July off Gravelines, which dispersed the Spanish ships to the northeast, defeated the Armada.
I know not by what misfortune, we are fallen into the error of those, who poised the Emperor Titus to make room for Domitian, who made away Augustus that they might have Tiberius, and changed Claudius for Nero .
The Irish potato famine had struck a year earlier, and Ireland's misfortune created a philanthropic awareness that meant that the relief effort could be quickly mobilised for the Highlands before large numbers of people had died.
It is added that, having had the misfortune to kill an unnamed count in his own country, he engaged himself to travel through the three parts of the world, arrived at Liège in 1343, was a great naturalist, profound philosopher and astrologer, and had a remarkable knowledge of physics.
But as fortune, or misfortune, would have it, tickets weren't selling like hot cakes, saving heaps of fans from heaps of heartache.
The recent misfortune of a search engine optimisation firm has lifted the lid on shadowy tactics in this controversial industry.
She endured her misfortune without complaint.
Her injury was a great misfortune.
It was my misfortune to be chosen first.
He blamed the party's misfortunes on poor leadership.
Misfortune falls on soldiers and nobles in particular.