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  • Of Scotland, whose support of the pretender Perkin Warbeck it was hoped to avert by such an alliance.
  • In 1494 he was again in the Netherlands, where he led an expedition against the rebels of Gelderland, assisted Perkin Warbeck to make a descent upon England, and formally handed over the government of the Low Countries to Philip. His attention was next turned to Italy, and, alarmed at the progress of Charles VIII.
  • During the Burgundian period it was the residence of Margaret of York, widow of Charles the Bold; and the pretender Perkin Warbeck, whom she championed, if not born there, was the reputed son of a Jew of Tournai.
  • Learning nothing from such clemency, Warbeck then tried to escape and was sent to the Tower.
  • Warbeck was purported to have been rescued before his brother Edward V had been murdered in the Tower and smuggled abroad to safety.

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