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Thread #85635   Message #1588584
Posted By: Zany Mouse
22-Oct-05 - 04:58 PM
Thread Name: Happy Trafalgar Day!
Subject: RE: Happy Trafalgar Day!
Surely people were a lot shorter 200 years ago? I was shocked to see a suit of armour belonging to Henry VIII (16th century) at Hever Castle. He was reputed to be a giant of a man - well he may have been for Days-Of-Yore but the suit of armour was only about 5' 8".