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www.answers.com/Q/What_was_wrong_with_king_Henry's_viii's_legs

When Henry VIII was 44 years old (1535), he injured his leg very badly in a jousting accident. The leg appeared to heal, but in a few years it had opened up again and eventually became ulcerated.

www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1995-04-14-mn-54645-story.html

As horrible as King’s wrong-leg amputation is, that is not the only or even the worst medical outrage to take place at the hospital during a nightmarish 26-day spell that threatens to wipe out a ...

cvhf.org.uk/history-hub/mad-bad-and-dangerous-to-know-henry-viiis-medical...

‘The king’s life was really thought in danger, not from the fever but from the leg which often troubles him because he is very stout and marvellously excessive in eating and drinking so that people worth credit say he is often of a different opinion in the morning than after dinner’.

www.science20.com/news_articles/henry_viii_and_miscarriages_was_it_kell...

That immobility is consistent with a known McLeod syndrome case in which a patient began to notice weakness in his right leg when he was 37, and atrophy in both his legs by age 47, the report notes. Whitley and Kramer argue that the Tudor king could have been suffering from medical conditions such as these in combination with McLeod syndrome ...

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Author Stephen King ruminated on his traumatic car accident on Wednesday, the 20th anniversary of the injury.. King was hit by a car while taking a walk near his home in Maine back in 1999. The author had made a habit of stretching his legs and clearing his head by walking around the neighborhood, but on one June afternoon he was hit by a minivan on the side of the road.

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Frail And Sickly, King Tut Suffered Through Life A new study reveals that ancient Egypt's best known pharaoh, Tutankhamen, was born with a clubfoot, a cleft palate and a severe bone disease ...

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Background/objective: The elderly have suffered from pain in their legs, which may be associated with various diseases, for thousands of years. This report analyzes the disease that afflicted the biblical King Asa (the third king of the house of Judah who reigned between 867 and 906 BCE).

www.mastersinhealthcare.com/blog/2011/10-most-famous-medical-mistakes-of-all-time

Removed Wrong Leg: One of the most publicized and shocking surgical mistakes of the 20th century happened to 52-year-old Willie King, who underwent an amputation surgery in 1995 to remove a diseased leg, but the surgeon removed the wrong one. Dr. Rolando R. Sanchez was the surgeon who was responsible for King’s healthy leg. According to the ...

jesus-is-savior.com/Bible/king_james-the_man.htm

King James was became King of Scotland in 1567 when he was 13 months old and acceded to the English throne in 1603. Reformation leader John Knox read the sermon when he was crowned King. He endured racism as a Scot ruling over the English, nevertheless had the love and admiration of many subjects.

www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2010/2/100216-king-tut-malaria-bones-inbred...

The "frail boy" needed a cane to walk, had history's earliest genetically proven case of malaria, and was sired by siblings, says a new DNA study of King Tut and relatives.