Gold coin stash from time of Henry VIII found in English garden

A family in England was weeding their garden when they unearthed a valuable treasure — a buried hoard of gold coins dating back to the 1400s, depicting English monarchs from Edward IV to Henry VIII.  The hoard — a stash of 63 gold coins and one silver coin — contains money minted over a period […]

Jousting yard where Henry VIII nearly died just discovered 5 feet under

Scientists in England have found the exact spot where, in 1536, King Henry VIII had a terrible jousting accident — a mighty smashup that led to what was likely a traumatic brain injury that permanently altered his personality. This accident “does seem to be this central event that changed the behavior of [Henry VIII],” said […]