HENRY VIII, THE TENNIS PLAYER.

HENRY VIII, THE TENNIS PLAYER. Henry VIII was an avid player of real tennis. This wikipedia article says that he had several courts built in his palaces. It also says: “It is believed that his second wife Anne Boleyn was watching a game of real tennis when she was arrested and that Henry was playing tennis when news was brought to him of her execution”

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One Response to HENRY VIII, THE TENNIS PLAYER.

  1. Elmer says:

    There is a real tennis court at Hampton Court. I once saw a match winding up there. I gather people can sign up to play there.

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