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2.50 shackles is about thirty times as long as a King Size Bed
In other words, it's 33.750 times the length of a King Size Bed, and the length of a King Size Bed is 0.02963 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 0.07407 shackles from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
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