Edward V of England

Edward V succeeded his father, Edward IV, as King of England and Lord of Ireland upon the latter's death on 9 April 1483. Edward V was never crowned, his brief reign was dominated by the influence of his uncle and Lord Protector, the Duke of Gloucester, who deposed him to reign as Richard III on 26 June 1483. Edward and his younger brother Richard of Shrewsbury, Duke of York, were the Princes in the Tower who disappeared after being sent to guarded royal lodgings in the Tower of London. Responsibility for their deaths is attributed to Richard III, but the lack of any solid evidence and conflicting contemporary accounts allow for other possibilities. Edward was born on 2 November 1470 in Cheyneygates, the medieval house of the Abbot of Westminster adjoining Westminster Abbey, his mother, Elizabeth Woodville, had sought sanctuary there from Lancastrians who had deposed his father, the Yorkist king Edward IV, during the course of the Wars of the Roses. Edward was created Prince of Wales in June 1471, following Edward IV's restoration to the throne, in 1473 was established at Ludlow Castle on the Welsh Marches as nominal president of a newly created Council of Wales and the Marches.

In 1479, his father conferred the earldom of Pembroke on him. Prince Edward was placed under the supervision of the queen's brother Anthony, Earl Rivers, a noted scholar, in a letter to Rivers, Edward IV set down precise conditions for the upbringing of his son and the management of his household; the prince was to "arise every morning at a convenient hour, according to his age". His day would begin with matins and Mass, which he was to receive uninterrupted. After breakfast, the business of educating the prince began with "virtuous learning". Dinner was served from ten in the morning, the prince was to be read "noble stories... of virtue, cunning, of deeds of worship" but "of nothing that should move or stir him to vice". Aware of his own vices, the king was keen to safeguard his son's morals, instructed Rivers to ensure that no one in the prince's household was a habitual "swearer, backbiter, common hazarder, words of ribaldry". After further study, in the afternoon the prince was to engage in sporting activities suitable for his class, before evensong.

Supper was served from four, curtains were to be drawn at eight. Following this, the prince's attendants were to "enforce themselves to make him merry and joyous towards his bed", they would watch over him as he slept. King Edward's diligence appeared to bear fruit, as Dominic Mancini reported of the young Edward V: In word and deed he gave so many proofs of his liberal education, of polite nay rather scholarly, attainments far beyond his age, he had such dignity in his whole person, in his face such charm, that however much they might gaze, he never wearied the eyes of beholders. As with several of his other children, Edward IV planned a prestigious European marriage for his eldest son, in 1480 concluded an alliance with the Duke of Brittany, Francis II, whereby Prince Edward was betrothed to the duke's four-year-old heir, Anne; the two were to be married upon their majority, the devolution of Brittany would have been given to the second child to be born, the first becoming Prince of Wales.

Those plans disappeared together with Edward V. It was at Ludlow that the 12-year-old prince received news, on Monday 14 April 1483, of his father's sudden death five days before. Edward IV's will, which has not survived, nominated his trusted brother Richard, Duke of Gloucester, as Protector during the minority of his son. Both the new king and his party from the west, Richard from the north, set out for London, converging in Stony Stratford, Buckinghamshire. On the night of 29 April Richard met and dined with Earl Rivers and Edward's half-brother, Richard Grey, but the following morning Rivers and Grey, along with the king's chamberlain, Thomas Vaughan, were arrested and sent north, they were all subsequently executed. Dominic Mancini, an Italian who visited England in the 1480s, reports that Edward protested, but the remainder of his entourage was dismissed and Richard escorted him to London. On 19 May 1483, the new king took up residence in the Tower of London, where, on 16 June, he was joined by his younger brother Richard, Duke of York.

The council had hoped for an immediate coronation to avoid the need for a protectorate. This had happened with Richard II, who had become king at the age of ten. Another precedent was Henry VI. Richard, however postponed the coronation. On 22 June, Ralph Shaa preached a sermon declaring that Edward IV had been contracted to marry Lady Eleanor Butler when he married Elizabeth Woodville, thereby rendering his marriage to Elizabeth invalid and their children together illegitimate; the children of Richard's older brother George, Duke of Clarence, were barred from the throne by their father's attainder, therefore, on 25 June, an assembly of Lords and Commons declared Richard to be the legitimate king. The following day he acceded to the throne as King Richard III. Dominic Mancini recorded that after Richard III seized the throne and his younger b

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