On this day in Tudor history, 30th June 1559, King Henry II of France, suffered a mortal injury.
The keen sportsman was injured while jousting. He died on 10th July and was succeeded by his son, Francis II.
Jousting was a dangerous sport and Henry was fatally injured when splinters from his opponent's lance entered his right eye.
Find out more about Henry II's accident and death, and also his reign in this video...
Also on this day in Tudor history, 30th June 1541, King Henry VIII and his fifth wife, Queen Catherine Howard, set off on their progress to the north of England.
Find out about the motives behind this huge undertaking, what happened on the progress, and why Henry's life changed so dramatically when he got back...
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