Lambert Simnel 1486-1487

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  • Created on: 04-07-18 13:47

 Lambert Simnel 1486-1487.

  • Simnel impersonated the Earl of Warwick, the leading Yorkist claimant despite Henry having the real Warwick imprisoned in the tower. He travelled to Ireland, where he was crowned as King Edward VI I Dublin. The earl of Lincoln fled abroad to join the rebels, and the Duchess of Burgundy provided 2,000 mercenaries, because she was Edward IV’s sister, and would support any Yorkist claimant, regardless of the fact they were an imposter.
  • Henry paraded the real


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