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Monarchs from the House of York who were born, married or died in London

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Edward V was born at Westminster Abbey in 1470. On his father Edward IV's death in April 1483 he became King, but before he could be crowned he and his brother were imprisoned in the Tower of London by their uncle, the future Richard III. In July Richard III was crowned and the Princes were never seen again. Presumably murdered during 1483 what is thought to be their remains were found bricked up in the Garden Tower (now known as the Bloody Tower) in 1674. Edward's remains were then buried in Westminster Abbey.

Edward V
Monarchs buried at Westminster Abbey



Edward IV the first monarch of the House of York, died at Westminster Palace in 1483. He ruled from 1461-70 and again from 1471-83. He was buried in St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle.

Edward IV
Monarchs buried at Windsor



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