This post was most recently updated on November 28th, 2018
4. Henry nearly died from a jousting accident
After being hit on the head during a joust, Henry was unconscious for 2 hours during which he was thought to be dead.
Some medical experts believe the blow resulted in a personality changing brain injury – he seeks to have changed from an athletic and sporty young man to the paranoid tyrant we now think him to be around this time.