The Princes in the Tower - Chapters 15-16, Rebellion, An Especial Good Lord Summary & Analysis

Alison Weir (historian)
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Chapters 15-16, Rebellion, An Especial Good Lord Summary and Analysis

When the Princes were killed, Buckingham was already considering treason. Margaret Beaufort and Morton had been working to enlist him. They wanted him to support Henry Tudor. After a month, he decided to support rebellion probably because he heard that the Princes were dead.

With the Princes dead, Elizabeth Wydville was in effect Queen of England. Margaret Beaufort pushed a marriage between her and Henry Tudor, which would resolve differences between their factions and validate the Tudor claim to the throne. Elizabeth Wydville was devastated by the news of her sons' deaths. She was consumed with the desire for revenge and quickly agreed to marry Henry Tudor. And so the Wydvilles joined Buckingham. By the first week of September, the people of London and Southern countries were ready to...

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