Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Fact of the Day: Westminster Prince

Edward of Westminster was Prince of Wales during the War of the Roses under his father King Henry VI. He faced his father's rival King Edward IV at the Battle of Tewkesbury, and died. He was the only heir apparent to the English throne to ever die in battle. 

12 comments:

  1. To ever die in battle? Wow, I would have thought it to be more!

    -Kati

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  2. That's very depressing. No war...peace!! :)

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  3. Another very interesting fact and my interest is now peaked to learn more thanks Adam!

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  4. Guess he should have stuck to ruling like the rest

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  5. I was surprised to learn that Edward of Westminster was the only heir apparent to die in battle. Have a good one, Adam!

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  6. Westminster Prince. Didn't he sing, "Purple Rain?"

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  7. He looks very youthful in the sketch. Interesting bit of history. Thanks for sharing!

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