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Warbeck, Perkin

Line breaks: Per¦kin War|beck
Pronunciation: /ˈwɔːbɛk/

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Definition of Warbeck, Perkin in English:

( 1474–99), Flemish claimant to the English throne. In an attempt to overthrow Henry VII, he claimed to be one of the Princes in the Tower. After attempting to begin a revolt he was captured and imprisoned in the Tower of London in 1497 and later executed.

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