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The Perkin Warbeck Conspiracy, 1491-1499

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Perkin Warbeck claimed to be Richard, Duke of York, the younger of the two sons of Edward IV who were murdered in the Tower. In this investigation of the conspiracy, the author looks at who he really was, how he was used by those in power in France, Italy, Scotland and Ireland, and the progress of the conspiracy itself.
Paperback, 256 pages
Published February 1st 1998 by Alan Sutton Publishing (first published February 1993)
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Mike Dixon
We have all heard about the two young princes in the Tower and how they were (allegedly) murdered by the their uncle Richard III. What is not so well know is that Henry VII, who defeated Richard at Bosworth, was troubled by the resurrection of one of the young men.
An imposter, known to the English as Perkin Warbeck, claimed to have been spirited away from the Tower and taken to Flanders as a child. He spoke English with a Flemish accent, bore a striking resemblance to the princes' father, called
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Carol
One of the few books that I could not complete. Although I am familiar with the history, the book was bogged down with so many details that made for dull reading.
Elysium
I thinkit was really confusing. Many times I was thinking which Richard he was speaking: Edward IV's father, Edward IV's son or Richard III.
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