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Cardinal Reginald Pole (1500–1558), Archbishop of Canterbury-Pole fell mortally ill of a double quartan ague (Malaria) at Lambeth Palace. At seven in the morning of November 17, 1558, Mary I, who had been long ill, passed away; at seven in the evening of the same day Pole, too, died.

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Four of Queen Victoria's grandchildren, the children of Princess Beatrice and Prince Henry of Battenberg. They are Prince Alexander (1886-1960), Princess Ena (1887-1969), Prince Leopold (1889-1922) and Prince Maurice (1891-1914). This is a mourning photograph, commemorating the death of their father. They are all looking at a photograph frame, it's most likely a picture of their father. He died of malaria whilst serving with the Britsh Army out in West Africa in 1896, aged 38.

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Revealed: King Tut had girlish hips, a club foot and buck teeth

The REAL face of King Tut: Pharaoh had girlish hips, a club foot and buck teeth according to 'virtual autopsy' that also revealed his parents were brother and sister

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