If Henry VIII Had Used a Gillette Razor…

Posted on August 16th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

‘Without that fiery beard, would Henry VIII have been the man he was?’

We do love the quirky and erudite adverts in the Archive.

Here’s a terrific ‘before and after’ advert that imagines what Henry VIII might have been like if only he had used Gillette razors.

historical newspaper report about henry viii

Nottingham Evening Post – Wednesday 17 June 1931

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