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date: 16 April 2021

Warbeck, Perkin [Pierrechon de Werbecque; alias Richard Plantagenet, duke of York]locked

(c. 1474–1499)
  • S. J. Gunn

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Warbeck, Perkin [Pierrechon de Werbecque; alias Richard Plantagenet, duke of York] (c. 1474–1499), impostor and claimant to the English throne, was, according to the confession he made in 1497, born at Tournai in France, the son of John Osbek, comptroller of the town of ...

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