at Dublin, 24 May 1487 by F. X. Martin. One of the most bizarre incidents in Irish history was the crowning of a ten-year old youth as Edward VI, king of England.
Year 1487 (MCDLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Julian calendar. May 24 – Lambert Simnel is crowned King "Edward VI of England" in Christ Church Cathedral, Dublin, Ireland. He claims to be Edward Plantagenet, Years : 1484 ; 1485 ; 1486 ; 1488 ; 1489 ; 1490.
In 1486 a priest called Richard Simmons traveled to Ireland with a boy called Lambert Simnel. This boy was the same age and had the same features as Edward.