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Sir William Stanley

Person  Male  Born 1435  Died 10/2/1495

Soldier who fought in the Wars of the Roses. Born Lancashire. Originally a Yorkist, he switched sides and in 1485 fought at Bosworth Field for Tudor Henry VII, for which he was appointed Lord Chancellor. But he was accused of treasonable support of Perkin Warbeck and beheaded on Tower Hill.

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Tower Hill Martyrs - list

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