What was King Henry VIII height and weight?
How old was Henry when Catherine of Aragon was crowned?
Who was the King of England in 1501?
What was the average height in Tudor times?
Thought to stand about 5’10”, Catherine would be the tallest of Henry VIII’s six wives. She featured reddish-gold hair and hazel eyes and would be known for her love of impressive jewels, sumptuous French and Italian gowns, and shoes (in one year, she would order 47 different pairs).
Henry was tall at over six feet, and in his 20s weighed about 15 stone with a 32″ waist and 39″ chest but by his 50s his waist had increased to 52″ and, by the time of his death in 1547 at the age of 56 years, he is thought to have weighed about 28 stone ( Figure 3).