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Edward V [1470-1483] -- English monarch

Relationship to me: 4C16
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née PLANTAGENET, Edward V
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England (1483), King
Ireland (1483), Lord of

Acceded 9 APR 1483 (at the age of 12), was imprisoned in the Tower of London by his uncle, the Duke of Gloucester, who had been appointed regent on account of Edward's youth. Died 22 Jun 1483 together with his younger brother, Richard, Duke of York. It is presumed that they were murdered by henchmen of their uncle, who was shortly after crowned Richard III.  -30-
 

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