Editors. "Perkin Warbeck is captured". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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Perkin Warbeck is captured (67 words)
Historical Context Note
Perkin Warbeck had set off from Cornwall with an army of 6000 followers, and advanced through Devon, but when he heard that Henry VII had sent out his general Giles, Lord Daubeny, against the rebels, he panicked and fled. He was captured at Beaulieu Abbey in Hampshire, and taken to the King at Taunton. As a result, the rest of his followers submitted and the rising was quashed.13983 Perkin Warbeck is captured 2 Historical context notes are intended to give basic and preliminary information on a topic. In some cases they will be expanded into longer entries as the Literary Encyclopedia evolves.
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