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Tudor fact file

Perkin Warbeck

Born 1474
Died 1499
 

Notes

  • Born in Belgium.
  • He was a Flemish pretender to the English throne of Henry VII.
  • He claimed to be Richard, brother of Edward V.
  • In 1497 he led a rebellion against Henry VII.
  • He was captured and imprisoned in the Tower of London.
  • He was hanged in 1499 after he tried to escape.

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