How Fat Was Henry VIII?

How Fat Was Henry VIII? : And 100 Other Questions on Royal History

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Ever wondered how fat Henry VIII really was? Or what made Mary I 'Bloody'? Over many hundreds of years royalty has had its fair share of accidents, rumours, scandals, misrepresentations and misconceptions. For instance, was George III's 'madness' caused by porphyria, or was it due to arsenic poisoning? Or what really happened between Queen Victoria and her Highland servant John Brown? In today's world, where newspapers clamour to report new revelations about the Royal Family, this informative and quirky book gives the inquisitive reader an in-depth look at the secrets of our past royals. For anyone interested in royal matters, or curious about what went on behind the palace walls, Raymond Lamont-Brown helps answer all those intriguing, confusing, mysterious and entertaining questions we might have about our more

Product details

  • Paperback | 312 pages
  • 124 x 194 x 26mm | 299.37g
  • The History Press Ltd
  • Stroud, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0752453777
  • 9780752453774
  • 926,107

About Raymond Lamont-Brown

Raymond Lamont-Brown is the author of Carnegie, Edward VII's Last Loves, John Brown, and Kempeitai: Japan's Dreaded Military more

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