Edward, Earl of Warwick, is executed for treason. Unlike Perkin
Warbeck, he was not an impersonator, but a genuine claimant to the
throne, being a Plantagenet and son of George Duke of Clarence.
However, the threat recently posed by Perkin Warbeck demonstrated
to Henry VII that any potential claimant was a constant risk to his
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Editors. "Edward, Earl of Warwick, is executed for treason". The Literary Encyclopedia. First published 01 November 2010
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