Did King Richard III murder two princes to gain the crown of England?

In 1483, the 12-year-old King Edward V and his younger brother were put into the Tower of London by their uncle, Richard. Weeks later, Richard pronounced himself King. The boys were never seen again.

For more than 500 years it has been assumed that Richard III killed his nephews in order to seize the crown. But this fascinating history documentary explores the theories and examines the evidence to try to solve the mystery of the Princes in the Tower.

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