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Edward V (1470-1483), king of England and lord of Ireland

Rosemary Horrox

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/8521

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Edward V (1470-1483), king of England and lord of Ireland, the eldest son of Edward IV (1442-1483) and his queen, Elizabeth (c. 1437-1492), was born in Westminster sanctuary on 2 November 1470, during his father's exile and the readeption of Henry VI. He was baptized in the abbey, the ...

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