Perkin Warbeck is tried for treason. Although most probably Flemish
in origin, Warbeck had claimed to be Richard of Shrewsbury, 1st
Duke of York, the younger son of Edward IV, who was imprisoned in
the Tower along with his brother Edward V under the kingship of
Richard III. As a result, he was the focus of Yorkist conspiracies
for almost a decade, and made several invasion attempts with the
assistance of the Burgundian and Scottish courts.
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Editors. "Perkin Warbeck is tried for treason". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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