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  1. Edward V (2 November 1470 – c. mid-1483) [1] [2] was de jure King of England and Lord of Ireland from 9 April to 25 June 1483. He succeeded his father, Edward IV, upon the latter's death. Edward V was never crowned, and his brief reign was dominated by the influence of his uncle and Lord Protector, the Duke of Gloucester, who deposed him to ...

  2. Edward V, (born November 2?, 1470, London, England—died 1483?), king of England from April to June 1483, who was deposed and possibly murdered by King Richard III. The eldest surviving son of King Edward IV and Queen Elizabeth (Woodville), Edward was born at Westminster Abbey while his father, momentarily deposed, was in exile in Holland.

  3. Edward V was King of England for only two months. At only thirteen years of age, he met an untimely and tragic end at the Tower of London, imprisoned alongside his brother and later murdered in mysterious circumstances. Born on 2nd November 1470, his father was the Yorkist king Edward IV, whilst his mother was Elizabeth Woodville.

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    Edward was born at Westminster while his father, King Edward IV of England, was in exile in Burgundy. The King, Henry VI, said his mother and his sisters would be safe if they stayed at the abbey. When Edward IV came back and took over the throne again, Edward became his heir and was given the title "Prince of Wales". Edward IV thought it would be ...

    Instead of arranging a coronation for the new king, Duke Richard decided to take the throne for himself, and became King Richard III. He sent Prince Edward to live in the Tower of London and wait for his coronation. He also got Edward's younger brother, Prince Richard, Duke of York, to come and live at the Tower. Earl Rivers was executed by Richard...

    After a few months, the two boys disappeared, and what happened to them is still a mystery today. Most people think that the two boys were murdered. They became known as the Princes in the Tower. It is most likely they were killed by their uncle, Richard III. It is also possible that they were killed by Henry VII, who became king two years later. I...

  4. (King of England) Edward V served as the King of England for 86 days, from 9 April 1483 to 26 June 1483. He was subsequently dethroned and probably murdered by his uncle, Richard, Duke of Gloucester. The eldest surviving son of Edward IV, Edward V was born while his father was in brief exile after being deposed by the Earl of Warwick.

  5. Years ruled: 1483. Son of: Edward IV and Elizabeth Wydville Edward V was 12 years old when his father (Edward IV) died in 1483 leaving him next in line for the throne. His coronation date was set for May 4, 1483. On his way to London, Edward was intercepted and detained by Richard, Duke of Gloucester (Richard III), his uncle and designated protector.

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