Henry VIII's head trauma

Francesco M. Galassi, Michael E. Habicht, Frank J. Rühli

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Henry VIII, former King of England (1491–1547), is remembered as the monarch who broke with Roman Catholicism and paved the way for centuries of British military expansion. His erratic behaviour towards the end of his life has long puzzled both historians and physicians.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)552
Number of pages1
JournalThe Lancet Neurology
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1 May 2016


  • Henry VIII
  • King
  • Renaissance
  • trauma


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