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Letter from Perkin Warbeck

Translated from Latin. [To Isabella of Castile, 1493: (British Library MS Egerton 616), as quoted by I. Arthurson in The Perkin Warbeck Conspiracy, P. 49-50] “I myself, then nearly nine years of age, was also delivered to a certain Lord to be killed, [but] it pleased Divine Clemency, that lord, having compassion on my innocence,…

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The Legacy of the House of York

Richard Plantagenet, 3rd Duke of York was the great-grandson of Edward III. He was next in line to the throne of Henry VI and often stepped in and ruled when Henry VI was incapacitated. Things would not turn out well for Richard, Duke of York and his son Edmund, Earl of Rutland – they were killed…

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