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About Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick
"Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick (25 February 1475 – 28 November 1499) was the son of George Plantagenet, 1st Duke of Clarence, and a potential claimant to the English throne during the reigns of both Richard III (1483–1485) and his successor, Henry VII (1485–1509). He was also a younger brother of Margaret Pole, 8th Countess of Salisbury."
1. [S11] Alison Weir, Britain's Royal Family: A Complete Genealogy (London, U.K.: The Bodley Head, 1999), page 137. Hereinafter cited as Britain's Royal Family.
2. [S8] Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition, 2 volumes (Crans, Switzerland: Burke's Peerage (Genealogical Books) Ltd, 1999), volume 1, page 16. Hereinafter cited as Burke's Peerage and Baronetage, 106th edition.
Edward was executed in 1499. Read G<J> Meyer book "The Tudors"
House of York.
Was sent to the tower of London by Henry VII as a prisoner of state in 1485, and was still their JUN 1492.
Edward, Earl of Warwick, George's tragic son, was held in the Tower from 1485 until 1499, at which time Henry VII had him beheaded. He was twenty-four.
Source: The Sunne in Splendour by Sharon K. PENMAN issued by Macmillan, London.
Added by Y. DROST, 25 JUL 2011
Edward Plantagenet, 17th Earl of Warwick's Timeline
February 25, 1475
Warwick Castle, Warwickshire, England
November 28, 1499
Tower of London, London, England
Bisham Priory, Cirencester, England