Why margaret beaufort could not have killed the princes in the tower posted on january 28, 2016 january 28, 2016 by gareth - editor i've always known that a handful of people judge margaret beaufort guilty of the death of the princes in the tower. Reddit gives you the best of the internet in one place get a constantly updating feed of breaking news, fun stories, pics, memes, and videos just for you passionate about something niche. Despite five centuries of investigation by historians, the sinister deaths of the boy king edward v and his younger brother richard, duke of york, remain two of the most fascinating murder mysteries in english history did richard iii really kill the princes in the tower, as is commonly. Also the boys were in the way of richard getting the throne and the princes were in richards custody when they went missing most people think it was richard who killed the princes in the tower. Today, we finally have an answer to the nagging question of what killed prince after the news was leaked to a local paper, the midwest medical examiner's office came out with a terse tweet of the.
Prince richard, the 1st duke of york, was edward's younger brother and the second son of edward iv and his queen richard was married to the five-year-old anne mawbry when he was just four the princes had a half-brother on their mother's side, who also plays into the story of their disappearance. If richard had ordered buckingham to kill the princes, he would either keep him close or had him killed he would have certainly not allowed richard to escape and start a rebellion there is also evidence that by the middle of 1483, buckingham was in correspondence with henry, and the may have become allies. For me the priority is the eradication of the myth of the 'princes murdered in the tower', which slams the door on any attempt at serious discourse on the subject even mike jones, who bucks orthodoxy so far as to entertain a sneaking admiration for richard iii, still dares not depart from this particular party line.
It is one of the great mysteries of english history did richard iii, the last of the plantagenets, really murder the princes in the tower as his tudor successors, including their greatest. Pro-richard killed the princes claim to the throne increases as less people with a better blood are disposed of as early as 1471, richard's focus involved everything money. Introduction: who killed the princes in the tower (02:34) free preview king edward v and his brother, richard, duke of york, disappeared by the tower of london soon after edward inherited the throne it is widely thought that the boy's uncle, richard iii, killed them to become king. The other issue is the angle - a mystery activity 'who killed the princes' is likely to be more frustrating than fruitful because there's little evidence pointing at anyone other than richard.
Did richard iii kill his nephews in order to make himself king is he really the greatest villain in english history or has he been the victim of centuries of tudor propaganda. Was prince killed by the chemtrails he and haggard spoke out against infowarscom - april 21, 2016 the artist known as prince has died suddenly of a mysterious illness, just like merle haggard, and both men previously spoke out against chemtrails many have suggested are responsible for a surge in respiratory illnesses. It is interesting that henry vii never makes the allegation that richard killed the princes henry was a usurper who had seized the crown by treachery, betrayal, and. Yet to leave the princes alive would mean his claim would not be the preeminent one - therefore, the only option to a man as ruthless as richard was quiet murder, in order to remove any chance of grown princes of the blood challenging his seizure of the crown.
In other words both were killed for being who they were: the sons of edward iv let us now examine the evidence in 1483, the date of the last incontrovertible sighting of the princes, we are faced with two conflicting accounts, those of the french spy dominic mancini and the great chronicle of london. Most children have heard of richard iii, the evil, hunchbacked uncle who killed his nephews, the princes in the tower but did he really do it throw this question out to a group of historians and you're likely to receive one of two answers: yes, of course he did. Richard killed the princes why have them put in the tower if he saw no threat saying they were bastards if they where why not release them he probably killed as soon as he imprisoned them comments are closed. Who killed the princes in the tower is a bbc history documentary which explores what might have happened, interrogating all the possible culprits, and capturing the debates that rage as fiercely as ever. Alert to this, he promised to marry elizabeth of york, sister of the princes in the tower although distantly of french descent, richard iii was really the last english king the tudors were welsh.
The princes were edward v and his brother richard duke of york, the sons of edward iv and his queen, elizabeth woodville their uncle, richard of gloucester, later richard iii, came after them in the succession. Perhaps though none greater than that of the princes in the tower - the two young sons of king edward iv, who disappeared into the tower of london and never seen again according to shakespeare, the boys were killed by their uncle, king richard iii, a view that is shared by most historians. If you believe that richard iii killed the princes in the tower, then you've been reading too much shakespeare if you have decided that the boys were murdered, then that's one up on their own mother. The theory goes that, if the princes in the tower were still alive, they'd pose a headache for henry - they had a better claim to be king than henry did so, the theory goes, henry killed them both.
A close look at whether or not richard iii killed his nephews in order to make himself king. An excellent piece which shows how improbable it is that henry vii could have been the one who killed the princes in the tower i once watched a tv show that said that he was the guilty one, and that he had killed them in the rebellion of 1483.