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 (wôr′bĕk′), Perkin 1474?-1499.
Flemish pretender to the English throne. Posing as Richard, Duke of York, the son of Edward IV who was thought to have been murdered, he landed in Cornwall (1497), proclaimed himself king, and proceeded to London, where he was captured and hanged.
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Warbeck

(ˈwɔːbɛk)
n
(Biography) Perkin (ˈpɜːkɪn). ?1474–99, Flemish impostor, pretender to the English throne. Professing to be Richard, Duke of York, he led an unsuccessful rising against Henry VII (1497) and was later executed
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And I heard Lord Amersteth tell papa that they had been seen this afternoon at Warbeck Junction!"
"But," said I, "if that was Mackenzie, who was the fellow you bolted from at Warbeck?"
Stephenson, of Warbeck Road, Moston, was sentenced to eight months in prison, suspended for 12 months.
At around 3pm yesterday a silver Vauxhall Astra, travelling from Longmoor Lane, Aintree, veered into the wrong side of the road on Warbeck Moor and crashed into a set of railings and a traffic light.
"Since 1495 was the year of the Perkin Warbeck conspiracy to overthrow Henry VIII, it was assumed they were involved in this.
1499: Perkin Warbeck, the Flemish imposter claiming to be Richard, Duke of York, was hanged at the Tower of London.
This performance stars Eve Best, Charles Edwards and Joseph Marcell and features music by Stephen Warbeck. Captured live from London, Much Ado About Nothing has the packed house hanging on every word, while waiting for the next punch line.
Ross Warbeck, Joel Ewart, Nathan Smith, Craig Pool and Jack Adams ran for their lives as the pistol-wielding gangsters peppered the interior of the 4you pub with bullets.
After the overview we shall look in more detail at Ford's versification and see how his dramatic style evolved from The Queen to Perkin Warbeck, and whether he wrote LC alone or with a coauthor.