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  History of the Monarchy > The Yorkists > Edward V
Edward V was a minor, so his uncle Richard, Duke of Gloucester, was made Protector.
Richard had been loyal throughout to his brother Edward IV including the events of 1470-71, Edward's exile and their brother's rebellion (the Duke of Clarence, who was executed in 1478 by drowning, reputedly in a barrel of Malmsey wine).
Edward V and his younger brother Richard were declared illegitimate, taken to the Royal apartments at the Tower of London (then a Royal residence) and never seen again.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/Page49.asp   (178 words)

  Edward IV of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward of York was born on April 28, 1442, at Rouen in France, the eldest son of Richard, Duke of York (a leading claimant to the throne of England) and Cecily Neville.
Edward strengthened his claim with a decisive victory at the Battle of Towton in the same year, in the course of which the Lancastrian army was virtually wiped out.
Edward's two younger brothers, George, Duke of Clarence, and Richard, Duke of Gloucester (later King Richard III of England) were married to Isabella Neville and Anne Neville.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Edward_IV_of_England   (2067 words)

 Edward V — FactMonster.com
, king of England (1483), elder son of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville.
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 Edward V of England - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward was born in sanctuary within Westminster Abbey on November 4, 1470, while his mother was taking refuge from the Lancastrians who dominated the kingdom while his father, the Yorkist King Edward IV of England, was out of power.
Edward IV, having established a Council of Wales and the Marches, duly sent his son to Ludlow Castle to be its nominal president.
Edward inherited the throne on April 9, 1483, at the age of twelve.
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 Edward, Earl of Warwick - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Edward (Plantagenet), Earl of Warwick, (February 25, 1475-November 28, 1499) was the son of George, Duke of Clarence, and a potential claimant to the throne during the reigns of both King Richard III of England (1483 - 1485) and his successor, Henry VII of England (1485 - 1509).
His potential claim to the throne following the deposition of his cousin, King Edward V of England in 1483, was overlooked because of the argument that the attainder of his father also barred Warwick from the succession (although that could have been reversed by an act of Parliament).
After the death of King Richard's son Edward of Middleham (1484), the 10-year-old Warwick was named heir to the throne, possibly thanks to the influence of the queen, his aunt Anne Neville, who had adopted him and his sister Margaret following his parents' deaths.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Edward,_Earl_of_Warwick   (446 words)

 EDWARD V. - LoveToKnow Article on EDWARD V.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
EDWARD V. - LoveToKnow Article on EDWARD V. (1470-1483), king of England, was the elder son of Edward IV.
Gloucester obtained possession of the kings person, and, having arrested Rivers and some of his supporters, assumed the crown himself after a very slight and feigned reluctance, on the ground that the marriage of Edward and Elizabeth Woodville was invalid, and consequently its issue was illegitimate.
Shortly afterwards a movement was organized to free them from captivity, and then it became known that they were already dead; but, though it was the general conviction that they had been murdered, it was twenty years before the manner of this deed was discovered.
83.1911encyclopedia.org /E/ED/EDWARD_V_.htm   (390 words)

 EDWARD VI. - LoveToKnow Article on EDWARD VI.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
The story that the mothers life was deliberately sacrificed by the performance of Caesarean section is unfounded, although Janes death was little noticed amid the rejoicings which greeted the advent of a male heir to the throne.
But in spite of Holbeins vivacious portrait of Edward at the age of two (now at Hanover), he was a frail child, and a short life was anticipated for him from his early years.
Edward was duke of Cornwall from his birth, but he was never prince of Wales, and he was only nine when he succeeded his father as king of England and Ireland and supreme head of the church (28th of January 1546/7).
84.1911encyclopedia.org /E/ED/EDWARD_VI_.htm   (929 words)

 World Book || Edward V   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Edward V (1470-1483?) succeeded his father, Edward IV, as king of England in April 1483 at the age of 12.
Edward and his brother were probably murdered soon afterward on an order from Richard III.
Edward was born at Westminster (now part of London).
www.worldbook.com /features/queen/html/edwardv.htm   (154 words)

 Edward V
The mystery of the fate of Edward V and his brother Richard has never been solved and casts a dark cloud over the reign of Richard III.
He is succeeded by his 12-year-old son Edward V. The Dukes of Gloucester and Buckingham join forces at Northampton.
Edward and his brother Richard arrive in London in early May and stay with the Bishop of London before moving to royal apartments in the Tower of London.
www.royalty.info /british/Edward_V   (501 words)

 Edward V --  Encyclopædia Britannica
The eldest surviving son of King Edward IV and Queen Elizabeth (Woodville), Edward was born at Westminster Abbey while his father, momentarily deposed, was in exile in Holland.
Edward V's right to the throne was then challenged, and his uncle was crowned king as Richard III.
George V was the grandson of Queen Victoria and the son of Edward VII.
www.britannica.com /eb/article-9032030?tocId=9032030&query=edward   (966 words)

 BBC - History - Edward V (c.1470 - 1483)
The eldest surviving son of Edward IV, he was born when his father was in brief exile in Holland after being deposed by the Earl of Warwick.
Conflict between Gloucester and the Woodville nobles who dominated Edward V soon led the Duke to arrest the Woodvilles and gain possession of Edward and his younger brother, Richard.
Edward V's brief reign came to an end on 26th June, when Parliament accepted Gloucester's claim that Edward IV's marriage was invalid and his children illegitimate.
www.bbc.co.uk /history/historic_figures/edward_v_king.shtml   (300 words)

 Edward V on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
1470-83?, king of England (1483), elder son of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville.
SL Green Realty Corp. Names Edward V. Piccinich Executive Vice President.
(Edward S. Gordon Co. brokers commercial space for AT and T to Parsons Brinckerhoff Quade and Douglas Inc. in Newark, New Jersey)
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 Richard III Society - Holinshed, Edward V   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Yee remember (I trow) king Edward himselfe, albeit he was a man of age and discretion, yet was he in manie things ruled by the bend, more than stood either with his honor, or our profit, or with the comoditie of any man else, except onlie the immoderate aduancement of themselues.
Nor none of vs (I believe) is so vnwise, ouersome to trust a new freend made of an old fo; or to thinke that an hourlie kindnes, suddenlie contracted in one houre, continued yet a sccant fortnight, should be deeper settled in their stomachs, than a long accustomed malice manie years rooted.
To laie bastardie in king Edward, sounded openlie tot he rebuke of the protectors owne mother, which was mother tot hem both; for in that point could be no other color, but to pretend that his owne mother was an adultresse, which notwithstanding, to further his purpose he letted not.
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 Edward V , King of England   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Edward V was 12 years old when his father (Edward IV) died in 1483 leaving him next in line for the throne.
On his way to London, Edward was intercepted and detained by Richard, Duke of Gloucester (Richard III), his uncle and designated protector.
Richard canceled the coronation and kept Edward confined at the Tower of London where his brother, Richard joined him, in mid-June.
ehistory.osu.edu /middleages/warsoftheroses/WRPeopleView.cfm?pid=168   (149 words)

 Edward V
King Edward V of Great Britain and Ireland, and his brother Richard, Duke of York.
Edward was deposed just three months after he took the throne, by his uncle, who became Richard III, and the two young princes were imprisoned in the Tower of London.
Son of Edward IV, he was deposed three months after his accession in favour of his uncle (Richard III), and is traditionally believed to have been murdered (with his brother) in the Tower of London on Richard's orders.
www.tiscali.co.uk /reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0020465.html   (191 words)

 Abbey, Edward --  Britannica Concise Encyclopedia Online Article
The crown's appellation was first used in the 13th century, after Henry III had transferred the body of Edward the Confessor to its present shrine in Westminster Abbey and equipped it with new funeral ornaments (the old ones were preserved in the...
Edward Plunkett was an Irish dramatist and storyteller whose many popular works combined imaginative power with intellectual ingenuity to create a credible world of fantasy.
Edward was noted alike for his weakness as a ruler and his piety as a man. His great legacy to England was Westminster Abbey.
concise.britannica.com /ebc/article?tocId=9354374   (700 words)

 Edward the Fifth
He was declared illegitimate and was thus disqualified from kingship…Like Edward VIII, who abdicated, but unlike Lady Jane Grey, queen for nine days, Edward V retained his place in the roll of English monarchs.
So it was with Edward IV, who brought order and prosperity to a nation torn by civil war and government incompetence and who shaped the monarchy into the Renaissance model that reached its pinnacle in England with the reign of Elizabeth I. Edward IV died in 1483.
Richard III's reign was filled with political disturbances, rumors, unrest and violence as Edward's friends and supporters sought to avenge themselves upon Richard and to restore the rightful line of Edward IV through his daughter Elizabeth, who was the heir to the throne after her brothers' deaths.
groups.msn.com /Edwardthefifth   (411 words)

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 Robert Edward JACKSON v. STATE of Arkansas
The appellant, Robert Edward Jackson, was sentenced as a habitual offender to fifty years on each count with the three sentences to run concurrently.
His point on appeal is that the trial court erred in failing to suppress identifications of Jackson from two photographic spreads.
The mere fact that an accused was given the same number in a lineup and in a photospread has been held insufficient to make a case of unreliability.
courts.state.ar.us /opinions/old/CR94-343A.html   (1364 words)

 Edward V
, the eldest son of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville, was born in 1471.
Richard reacted by persuading Parliament that Edward IV had not been legally married to Elizabeth Woodville, and therefore Prince Edward was not the true heir to the throne.
His young nephews, Edward V and his brother the Duke of York, were flung into the Tower, and there murdered.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /MEDedward5.htm   (360 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
Edward V is the eldest son of Edward IV and Elizabeth Woodville.
The Duke had Edward and his younger brother, Richard, imprisoned in the Tower and had them declared illegitimate and took the throne for himself.
The two young boys were never seen outside of the Tower, they are meant to have been murdered by, or at least on the orders of, their Uncle Richard but this is a subject that is much argued about.
www.mtsn.org.uk /pupils/2001/rw/edwardV.htm   (125 words)

 Royal Genealogies Part 22
He is said to have murdered his nephews, Edward V and Richard, Duke of York in 1483 (called the Princes in the Tower).
Edward's marriage to Elizabeth Woodville, a commoner, and his efforts to create a new nobility more amenable to his interests, angered the older nobles and alienated Richard Nevill, Earl of Warwick, who had been a power behind his throne.
Because of a power struggle between his paternal uncle Richard, duke of Gloucester and his maternal uncle Anthony Woodville, 2d Earl Rivers, both Edward and his brother, Richard, duke of York (1472-83) were confined in the Tower of London shortly after their father's death in April 1483.
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 Maximilian Genealogy Master Database 2000 - pafg18 - Generated by Personal Ancestral File
Edward 1V PLANTAGENET King of England on 1 May 1464 in Grafton Regis, Northants.
Edward V PLANTAGENET Prince of Wales [scrapbook] was born 4 Nov 1470 in Abbot's House Westminster.
James V KIng was born 15 Apr 1512 and died 14 Dec 1542.
www.peterwestern.f9.co.uk /maximilia/pafg18.htm   (828 words)

 Archive Photos: Edward V@ HighBeam Research   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-26)
A portrait of the tragic King Edward V of England depicts an amiable disposition.
Edward V was imprisoned, along with his brother, on grounds of illegitimacy by their uncle, the future King Richard III.
The two were never heard from again and are presumed to have been murdered.
www.highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?DOCID=1P1:30446472&refid=ip_encyclopedia_hf   (128 words)

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