Henry VIII Died Two Years Ago, Says Wikipedia

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By M@ Last edited 110 months ago
Henry VIII Died Two Years Ago, Says Wikipedia

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Rumours of his demise are greatly exaggerated.

Off with their heads. Wikipedia reckons the portly monarch lived a staggering 516 years. Clearly, marriage is good for one's health. But it's such a pity he didn't last two more years; the 500th anniversary of Henry's ascension to the English throne takes place on 21 April.

Last Updated 17 February 2009

palfrey

For how long and when? A brief look at the history log shows lots of attempted vandalism, most reverted in <10 minutes (most in ~3). "Wikipedia gets something wrong for a couple of minutes" is a less interesting story though...

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For how long and when? A brief look at the history log shows lots of attempted vandalism, most reverted in <10 minutes (most in ~3). "Wikipedia gets something wrong for a couple of minutes" is a less interesting story though...

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For how long and when? A brief look at the history log shows lots of attempted vandalism, most reverted in <10 minutes (most in ~3). "Wikipedia gets something wrong for a couple of minutes" is a less interesting story though...

(3rd time lucky. ooh, look an angle bracket...)

M@

It's still showing 2007 for me.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/H...

Edited at 9.56 this morning - so for nearly 4 hours and counting.

anonymous coward

Changed at 9:56 and changed back later that minute. Vandalism done and undone by 149.170.39.34, which resolves to Manchester Metropolitan University. Though there is plenty of vandalism on the history of that page, probably by bored students.

M@, I would guess that you caught the article its 45 seconds or so of vandalized state and are still looking at a cached revision of that page. Force-reload the page to view the newest revision, which would be control-shift-R on Firefox.

Bob Knows Phones

Oh wikipedia...