Edward V of England: The Uncrowned King

Edward V of England was born in London, England, on November 2, 1470. The eldest legitimate son of King Edward IV and Queen Elizabeth, the prince was born while his father was an exile in Holland. At this time, England was engulfed in a civil war called the Wars of the Roses. During the 1450s, the Yorkist faction of the […]

Jasper Tudor: Henry VI’s Champion Pt. 2

After the death of his brother, Edmund, on November 2, 1456, Jasper Tudor, the Earl of Pembroke, fully devoted himself to the Lancastrian cause. Although he initially sympathized with the Yorkists, Jasper became a strong supporter of the Lancastrian King, Henry VI. Before he began rallying support for his half-brother, Jasper ensured that his sister-in-law and newborn nephew were cared […]