perkin war-beck


Perkin [pur-kin] , 1474–99, Flemish imposter who pretended to the throne of England. Unabridged
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Warbeck (ˈwɔːbɛk)
Perkin (ˈpɜːkɪn). ?1474--99, Flemish impostor, pretender to the English throne. Professing to be Richard, Duke of York, he led an unsuccessful rising against Henry VII (1497) and was later executed

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