Definitions

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  • n. King of England who was crowned at the age of 13 on the death of his father Edward IV but was immediately confined to the Tower of London where he and his younger brother were murdered (1470-1483)

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Examples

  • If you stretch a point, we can also add Edward II, Richard II, Henry VI and Edward V, who all died or disappeared in murky circumstances and might have been murdered.

    Chronology of the Kings of Gwynedd in the seventh century

  • Only empty, glowing tracers had plunged toward the ground, not the real, live human boys, not King Edward V, alias Chip Winston, or Prince Richard, alias Alex Polchak.

    Sent

  • People have been trying to figure out what really happened to Edward V and his brother Richard ever since the fifteenth century.

    Sent

  • He will be Edward V and he will inherit a throne peacefully, please God, and continue the royal House of York without challenge.

    The White Queen

  • I am not sure of the ones you are speaking of but I assume that you mean the ones supposedly murdered by Richard III, Edward V of England and his brother Richard of Shrewsbury.

    The prostitute that calls itself 'democracy'!

  • Richard, along with his older brother Edward V, having been displaced by their loving uncle Richard III, died mysteriously in the Tower or something.

    Administrivia

  • Regarding Richard III, a royal minority was a big worry in 1485, though Edward V was about 12 - only about 4 years from being of age, by period standards.

    Nefertiti, by Michelle Moran. Book review

  • He believes that Edward V, the elder prince, died of natural causes - with evidence showing he was receiving regular visits from his doctor.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Mr Baldwin believes Edward V, the elder prince, died from natural causes, but Richard survived.

    Archive 2007-05-01

  • Edward V, age 12, the elder son of Edward IV and the tool of the competing ambitions of his paternal uncle, Richard, duke of Gloucester, and his maternal uncle Earl Rivers.

    1483

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