Description: Crown Jewels are the objects of metalwork and jewellery in the regalia of a current or former monarchy.They are often used for the coronation of a monarch and a few other ceremonial occasions. A monarch may often be shown wearing them in portraits, as they symbolize the power and continuity of …
Description: The most valuable precious stones from the Crown Jewels were hidden in a cookie tin and buried at Windsor Castle to keep them from being stolen by the Nazis during World War II, according to a new ...
Description: Kings and queens of England have stored crowns, robes, and other items of their ceremonial regalia at the Tower of London for over 600 years. Since the 1600s, the coronation regalia itself, commonly known as the 'Crown Jewels' have been protected at the Tower.
Description: The Holy Crown of Hungary (Hungarian: Szent Korona, also known as the Crown of Saint Stephen) was the coronation crown used by the Kingdom of Hungary for most of its existence; kings have been crowned with it since the twelfth century. The Crown was bound to the Lands of the Hungarian Crown (sometimes the Sacra Corona meant the Land, the Carpathian Basin, but it also meant the coronation …
Description: The Irish crown jewels included no crown, but a diamond brooch, five gold collars, and a diamond, ruby, and emerald encrusted star of the Order of St. Patrick, an honor created in 1783 as an ...
Description: Jan 15, 2018 · A BBC documentary that aired last weekend about Queen Elizabeth had all kinds of interesting royal nuggets, but one revelation in particular was …
Description: The Crown Jewels at the Tower. The Crown Jewels have been stored and displayed at the Tower of London since 1661, continuing a long tradition of storing precious objects here.
Description: Queen Elizabeth II had no idea about this top-secret operation until recently. During World War II, the British royal family’s most precious gems were buried underground at Windsor Castle to ...
Description: The Queen with the St Edward's Crown for a BBC documentary (Image: BBC). The most important of all the Crown Jewels, the St Edward's Crown is solid gold and weighs 2040g. it is decorated with 444 ...
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Description: Now we know where two of the largest diamonds in the world, along with other trinkets from the crown jewels of England, rode out World War II: buried in a cookie tin at Windsor Castle.
Description: You would think that anyone with the audacity to try to steal the Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom would suffer severe punishment, especially back in the 1600s.
Description: Dec 23, 2013 · Behind every man there’s a good woman, or so the saying goes. In the case of royalty, however, there were often a few bad girls as well. Royals were expected to marry other royals, and marriages were usually pre-arranged, often when the bride and groom were still children.
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Description: The Tower of London is a 900-year-old castle and fortress in central London that is notable for housing the crown jewels and for holding many famous and infamous prisoners.
Description: SEIKO 1940s IMPERIAL NAVY OFFICER'S WATCH WITH ANCHOR DIAL WW2 An extremely RARE, CUTE & NICE SEIKO World War 2 IMPERIAL NAVY OFFICER'S Military Watch with …
Description: The Silmarils (or Silmarilli), also known as the Jewels of Fëanor, were gems crafted by Fëanor from some essence of the Two Trees of Valinor; Laurelin and Telperion, before the First Age. They were among the most prized of all the wonders crafted by the elves and were coveted by many. It was...
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