Has a King of England ever been assassinated?
In London, King Charles I is beheaded for treason on January 30, 1649. Charles ascended to the English throne in 1625 following the death of his father, King James I.
What killed the King of England?
The continuation of hemoptysis following surgery suggested that his cancer had spread to his right lung. Although he made a slow and uneventful recovery from his surgery, King George VI died suddenly and unexpectedly in his sleep on February 6, 1952, at the age of 56.
Which king died of diarrhea?
It is 800 years since one of England’s most reviled monarchs, King John, died from dysentery. BBC News examines how this gut-wrenching condition has claimed the lives of several English kings, changing the course of history.
How many queens have been executed?
The beheaded queens
The most well known among those executed on or near Tower Green were three former queens of England. Two of those queens were wives of Henry VIII. Anne Boleyn, the second wife of Henry VIII, was in her early 30s and Catherine Howard, Henry’s fifth wife, was barely in her 20s.