The year is 1499 and King Henry V11 known for his tolerance and clemency has two problematic prisoners in the Tower of London: his rival royal claimant the childlike Edward Earl of Warwick and the notorious, pretender Perkin Warbeck .The Spanish ambassador and other events will put Henry's mercy to the test . Written by
Did You Know?
The success of this TV-movie encouraged the thirteen part color series "The Shadow of the Tower." The sequence entitled "The Fledgling" covers the events in this movie. Only James Maxwell repeated his role. See more
Remade as The Shadow of the Tower