EDWARD V OF ENGLAND

What was the story Behind The Missing Princes from The Tower and why was Edward V, deposed by his own uncle Richard III?

TIME-LINE AND ADDITIONAL FACTS ON KING EDWARD V OF ENGLAND.EDWARD WAS ONE OF THE MISSING PRINCES FROM THE TOWER IN 1483 AND THE NEPHEW TO RICHARD III OF ENGLAND.

TIME-LINE OF EDWARD V OF ENGLAND

 1470
1471
  • 11TH APRIL: Henry VI Is No Long King, And Edward Father Is King Of England Again
  • JUNE: Edward Was Created Prince Of Wales
1472
  • 17TH AUGUST: Edward’s Brother Richard Of Shrewsbury, Duke of York
  • Edward Went to Live at Ludlow Castle
1474
  • MAY: Edward’s Brother Prince Richard Was Created Duke of York
1475
  • 2ND NOVEMBER: Edwards Sister Anne Of York Born
1476
  • 12TH JUNE: Edwards Brother Richard Created He Was Created Earl of Nottingham
1477
  • 7TH FEBRUARY: Edward's  Brother Richard Is Created Duke of Norfolk
  • MARCH: Edwards Brother George Is Born.
1478
  • 15TH JANUARY: Edwards, Brother Richard Married The 5-Year-Old Anne De Mowbray, 8th Countess of Norfolk, In St Stephen's Chapel, Westminster.
1479
  • MARCH: Edwards Brother George Died Age 2years
  • 14TH AUGUST: Sister Catherine Of York Born in Eltham Palace
1480
  • 10TH NOVEMBER: Edwards Sister Bridget Of York
1482
  • 23 MAY: Edwards Sister Mary Of York Died Age 14years
1483
  • 9TH APRIL: Edward IV Of England Is Dead, And Edward Is Now King of England And Lord Of Ireland and Richard Edward's uncle is Lord Protector.
  • 14TH APRIL: Edward Received New the News At Ludlow That His Father Died
  • APRIL 19TH, Funeral of Edward IV England
  • 29TH APRIL Edward's uncle Richard Met and Dined With Earl Rivers (Anthony Woodville) And Edward's Half-Brother, Richard Grey, But The Following Morning Rivers And Grey, Along With The King's Chamberlain, Thomas Vaughan, Were Arrested And Sent North.
  • 19TH MAY: Edward Took Up Residence in The Tower of London
  • Archbishop  Thomas Bourchier approached Elizabeth Woodville in the sanctuary, for her younger son Richard of Shrewsbury to join his brother Edward V in the Tower of London.
  • 16TH JUNE, Edward Was Joined by His Younger Brother Richard, Duke Of York
  • 22ND JUNE Ralph Shaa Preached a Sermon Declaring That Edward IV Had Already Been Contracted To Marry Lady Eleanor Butler When He Married Elizabeth Woodville, Thereby Rendering His Marriage To Elizabeth Invalid, Making Their Children Illegitimate.
  • 25TH JUNE Earl River Anthony Woodville And Richard Grey Are Beheaded at Pontefract Castle. Also, House of Commons Declared Richard To Be The Legitimate King later Confirmed By The Act Of Parliament Titulus Regius
  • 26TH JUNE  Edward's uncle is Richard is declared King of England.
  • 6TH JULY The joint coronation of Richard III of England and his Queen consort Anne Neville. The new King and Queen were crowned by Thomas Bourchier, Archbishop of Canterbury
  • SUMMER: Edward And His Brother, Have Not Been Sighted Since Summer, Declared Missing or Presumed Murdered.

EXTRA FACTS ON EDWARD V OF ENGLAND

  • Edward was the King of England for only three months
 
  • Edward was the son of Edward IV of England, nephew of Richard III England and the brother of the future Queen consort, Elizabeth of York.
 
 
  • Dominic Mancini was an Italian who visited England in 1482-3. Dominic Mancini recorded that after Richard III seized the throne, Edward and his younger brother Richard were taken into the "inner apartments of the Tower" and then were seen less and less until the end of the summer of 1483,
 
  • Edward was regularly visited by a doctor, who reported that Edward, "like a victim prepared for sacrifice, sought remission of his sins by daily confession and penance because he believed that death was facing him."
 
 
  • John Argentine was an English physician who attended Edward V of England
 
  • Thomas More wrote that the princes were smothered to death with their pillows, this was speculation. There has never been till this day of any bodies identified as being either Edward or his brother Richard.

FICTIONAL PORTRAYAL OF EDWARD V OF ENGLAND

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