The Princes in the Tower Character Descriptions

Alison Weir (historian)
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Edward IV

He was the King of England from 1461 to 1470 and from 1471 to 1483 after a brief interruption from former King Henry VI. His father, Richard Plantagenet asserted his claim to the crown in 1460 which lead to the Wars of the Roses.

Richard III

This man was the brother of Edward IV. He is widely believed to have been moderately deformed and grew up during the violent Wars of the Roses, the youngest child of Edward's father.

Edward V

This character was Edward IV's son and next in line to become King of England save for the political machinations of Edward V's uncle, Richard III.

Richard, Duke of York

This character was Edward V's younger brother who was also imprisoned with him in the Tower of London and likely killed by Richard III.

Elizabeth Wydville

This character was Edward IV's wife and the mother of Edward V and Richard...

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