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How fat was Henry VIII?

Raymond Lamont-Brown

How fat was Henry VIII?

and 101 other questions on royal history

by Raymond Lamont-Brown

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Published by History Press in Stroud, Gloucestershire .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Queens -- Great Britain -- Miscellanea,
  • Queens -- Great Britain -- Anecdotes,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Miscellanea,
  • Great Britain -- Kings and rulers -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [303]-306) and index.

    Other titlesHow fat was Henry the Eighth
    StatementRaymond Lamont-Brown.
    GenreMiscellanea, Anecdotes
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA28.1 L28 2008
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 p. ;
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23736916M
    ISBN 109780750947374
    LC Control Number2009294853

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Which is strange, right. For all of our contemporary concerns about the effects of saturated fats and the staggering amount of sugar in your standard Dr. Pepper, King Henry VIII managed to get good and rotund without ever seeing a Snickers bar up close, all while earning a reputation as the meanest man this side of Mount Whoville.

And as it turns out, those two things might have been : Tom Meisfjord. And yes, Henry VIII was morbidly obese - somewhere between pounds. I will spare you the gory details of his casket being dropped in the procession and the surrounding mourners being sprayed with i I bought this book at the end of the London Tower tour two years ago and enjoyed finding out random information about the monarchs of England /5.

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Find all the books, read about the author, and more. See search results for this author. Are you an author. /5(9). Physically Henry VIII was 6ft 2in tall and his well-built frame became massively fat as he grew older. As a youth – he was 18 when he came to the throne – he was a pale-skinned, blue-eyed, auburn-haired charmer of 'fair countenance'; one Venetian visitor remarked 'His Majesty is the handsomest potentate I ever set eyes on' and a vigorous Pages:   Fat and furious (but was it his fault?) Everyone knows Henry VIII was an obese insomniac with a foul temper, but a new book asks: was he.

Henry VIII was fat. Well, he was only fat during the last dozen or so years of his life, but How fat was Henry VIII? book people have forgotten his 40 years of god-like athleticism because all the most iconic images of him show the "fat Henry" of popular imagination.

Henry has become associated with fat. Henry VIII (28 June – 28 January ) was King of England from until his death in Henry is best known for his six marriages, and, in particular, his efforts to have his first marriage (to Catherine of Aragon) disagreement with Pope Clement VII on the question of such an annulment led Henry to initiate the English Reformation, separating the Church of England.

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Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 2. I thought it would be fun to compare Henry VIII, as created in TV series, The Tudors, with accounts of the real king. In his later life King Henry VIII was famed for being obese: “ [King Henry VIII] laboured under the burden of extreme fat and [an] unwieldy body.”.

Henry VIII is often portrayed as a cruel, massively fat monarch, but this is not true for the vast majority of his life. As a young man, Henry was regarded as quite the dashing, athletic gentleman, especially skilled at jousting. But it was a leg injury received during a joust that.

Physically Henry VIII was 6ft 2in tall and his well-built frame became massively fat as he grew older. As a youth – he was eighteen when he came to the throne – he was a pale-skinned, blue-eyed, auburn -haired charmer of 'fair countenance'; one Venetian visitor remarked 'His Majesty is the handsomest potentate I ever set eyes on' and a Pages:   King Henry VIII () ruled England for 36 years, presiding over sweeping changes that brought his nation into the Protestant Reformation.

He famously Henry VIII. I didn't know much about Henry VIII, apart from that he had six wives and he was fat. I didn't know the order of the wives, only that they were divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived.

Now that I've read VIII though, I feel like I know a lot more/5(). So many people have written books about Henry VIII and studied that period – what makes you so interested in the lesser-known early Tudor period. Henry VII ruled from He was, of course, the founder of the dynasty – and father to Henry VIII – but he was also one of the most unlikely kings England has had.

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For instance, was George III's 'madness' caused by porphyria, or was it. Henry VIII was fat. Well, he was only fat during the last dozen or so years of his life, but most people have forgotten his 40 years of god-like athleticism because all the most iconic images of him show the "fat Henry" of popular imagination.

Henry has become associated with fat. Read "How Fat Was Henry VIII. And Other Questions on Royal History" by Raymond Lamont-Brown available from Rakuten Kobo. Most of us know that Queen Victoria ruled over a great Empire, that King John signed the Magna Carta, and that Harold wa Brand: The History Press.

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