Thursday, December 27, 2012

And Bells On His Toes

Already renowned for other excesses, Henry VIII racked up some more extraordinary numbers.

He owned 234 finger rings, as many brooches as there were days of the year, and seven slim diamond sticks --which he used to pick his teeth.

Replica of Ruby Ring worn by Jonathan Rhys Myers as Henry VIII in The Tudors.

Courtesy of Let There Be Clothes by Lynn Schnurnberger


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