King Henry VIII of England was 6 feet two inches in height and as a young man was a great athlete and musician. A jousting accident in his middle years caused him to limp and put on weight, aided by a healthy, indeed super-charged, appetite. At the time of his death in 1547 how much did Henry weigh?

Answer: 25 stone, 158 kilograms or 350 lbs.

Source: General Historical Texts

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