Professor Kevin Dutton assessed ten people regarded as among Britain's greatest to determine how psychopathic they were.
He found that Henry VIII was in the same category as dangerous criminals like Ian Brady or other serial killers, but others who had fought their way to the top were not.
Prof Dutton's experiment was inspired by psychologist William James who claimed that anyone who had been determined by history as successful was likely to score highly as a psychopath.
I really couldn't believe what I was reading....
Once again, Claire Ridgeway wrote a wonderful, insightful article, about this news story....
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I have to agree. How can you judge someone who is living in the 16th century, by 20th century standards?
By the way, Happy Birthday Henry!
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