King Edward V

Standard Name: Edward V, King


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Textual Production Elizabeth Jenkins
This book was inspired by the scholar A. L. Rowse , and by a visit to him and her publisher friend Raleigh Trevelyan at their houses in Cornwall. It treated Arthur not as a...


9 April 1483
King Edward IV died unexpectedly; his young son Edward V was proclaimed king of England.
25-26 June 1483
The child King Edward V was deposed, and Richard III assumed the throne of England.
August 1497
Perkin Warbeck , allegedly younger brother of Edward V but probably an impostor, was taken into custody by Henry VII ; he was executed two years later.