[ wawr-bek ]
/ ˈwɔr bɛk /
Per·kin [pur-kin], /ˈpɜr kɪn/, 1474–99, Flemish imposter who pretended to the throne of England.
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How to use Warbeck in a sentence
The fate of Warbeck was destined ultimately to involve that of the unfortunate Earl of Warwick.
The next siege of Exeter was when the followers of Perkin Warbeck surged in thousands round the city.
Lady Warbeck in particular, is excellent, reminiscent of, and worthy of Thackeray.
The chances of Warbeck and Clarence had vanished long before they went to the scaffold.
British Dictionary definitions for Warbeck
Perkin (ˈpɜːkɪn). ?1474–99, Flemish impostor, pretender to the English throne. Professing to be Richard, Duke of York, he led an unsuccessful rising against Henry VII (1497) and was later executed
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