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Edward V

Born: 1470 AD
Died: 1483 AD, at 12 years of age.

Nationality: English
Categories: King, Prince


1470 - Born on November 4th in Westminster Abbey, London, England. Son of King Edward IV.

1471 - He was created Prince of Wales.

         - Edward and his brother Richard, Duke of York, were deposed by Richard III and was imprisoned in Tower of London.

1483 - He was proclaimed as the King of England on April 9th until June 25th.

         - Two men, Miles Forest and John Dighton, then smothered the youths under pillows while they were asleep. The murder was committed most probably in August or September.


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