Perkin Warbeck, Pretender to the British Throne

Essay here.

Dealing with Warbeck cost Henry VII over £13,000 (equivalent to £10,301,000 in 2019)

Wikipedia page.
     Posted By: Paul - Sat Feb 26, 2022
     Category: History | Historical Figure | Hoaxes and Imposters and Imitators | Royalty

This is basically the premise of the first series of the great British sitcom Blackadder: That Richard of York was not killed as a boy, and became Richard IV after Richard III's death at Bosworth Field.
Posted by Paul on 02/26/22 at 07:34 AM
Also a play by John Ford. Not that John Ford, but the author of "'Tis Pity she's a Whore."
Posted by Dr. Fian on 02/26/22 at 09:59 AM
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