Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist
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Younger Than They Look

Henry VIII became a shambling wreck, riddled with disease- an old, old man.

Corneille Metsys - Henry VIII.jpg

Actually he was 55 when he died.

And his father- the miser- with his gaunt, hollowed out face?

Henry 7.jpg

He died at 52.

Elizabeth I was the long-lived one in that family. She made it all the way to 69.

Queen Elizabeth holding orb and sceptre standing in a room with a latticed window by William Rogers.jpg


 
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