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Preview | The Princes in the Tower

Season 21 Episode 3 | 32s

Find out if one of history’s greatest cold cases—the imprisonment of two princes in the Tower of London—can finally be solved. Their disappearance led to centuries of mystery and speculation. Were the boys murdered by their uncle, the notorious King Richard III? Or was it a massive conspiracy to hide the truth?

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The official record states the boy crowned King Edward in 1487 was actually an imposter.
Find out if the 15th-century murder of two princes in the Tower of London can be solved.
Legend has it, King Richard III had his two nephews killed at the Tower of London in 1483.
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Uncover the only evidence of crucifixion in Roman-occupied Britain.
Uncover the only evidence of crucifixion in Roman-occupied Britain.
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