In January 1327 Edward II was forced to abdicate his throne in favour of his 14 year old son Edward III and was then incarcerated at Berkeley Castle in Gloucestershire. He died there 6 months later possibly in the most gruesome of manners.
In 1190, aged just 3, Arthur, Duke of Brittany was designated heir to the throne of England by his uncle, Richard I in preference to Richard's own brother John. Upon Richard's death, however, he named John his successor fearing that Arthur was too young to rule. Was Arthur's subsequent death John...
In 1483, Edward V, King of England aged 13 was deposed by his uncle,Richard III and soon afterwards disappeared from his heavily guarded royal lodgings in The Tower of London along with his 9 year old brother, Richard, Duke of Norfolk.
A hidden grave tucked away in a corner of a cemetery in Kent could hold the key to one of the biggest mysteries of the twentieth century. What is the truth behind the story of the ill-fated last Tsar of Russia and his immediate family?