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1,200 years after the death of Charlemagne - king of the Franks - scientists  have confirmed that bones thought to be the emperor's do indeed belong to him and they paint a picture of a tall, slim, older man

Charlemagne's bones are (probably) real, scientists confirm

years after the death of Charlemagne - king of the Franks - scientists have confirmed that bones thought to be the emperor's do indeed belong to him and they paint a picture of a tall, slim, older man. Great Grandfather of Emily Seagle

BRAS-RELIQUAIRE de Charlemagne à Aachen (Aix la Chapelle), petite vitrine dans laquelle on discerne l'os du bras de Charlemagne. Le reliquaire n'est pas en or pur mais en argent doré à l'or fin. Il a été fait en 1481, à Lyon, commandité par le roi Louis XI.

BRAS-RELIQUAIRE de Charlemagne à Aachen (Aix la Chapelle), petite vitrine dans laquelle on discerne l'os du bras de Charlemagne. Le reliquaire n'est pas en or pur mais en argent doré à l'or fin. Il a été fait en 1481, à Lyon, commandité par le roi Louis XI.

Imperial Crown of Brazil   The Imperial Crown of Brazil was created for Dom Pedro II in 1841 for his coronation. It is made of gold and contains 639 diamonds and 77 pearls. The crown is made up of eight half arches, topped with a jewelled cross. In 1889, Brazil abolished it’s monarchy, but unusually the crown jewels were kept safe. They now belong to the Brazilian State and are on display at the Imperial Museum of Brazil.

Crown of Dom Pedro II - housed at the Imperial Museum at Petropolis, an hour from Rio de Janeiro.

The Imperial Crown of India was made for King George V to wear at the Delhi Durbar in 1911, when he was acclaimed Emperor of India. The Imperial State Crown cannot be taken out of England. The Imperial Crown of India will probably never be worn again and its significance is now purely historical.

Imperial Crown of India was made for King George V to wear at the Delhi Durbar in 1911 when he was acclaimed Emperor of India. A special crown had to be made as the Imperial State Crown cannot be taken out of England

The Imperial Crown made for the coronation of Otto I, showing one of four enamel plaques representing King Solomon as the symbol of Wisdon, West German, late 10th century with later additions

Imperial Crown of Charlemagne - Official and Historic Crowns of the World and their Locations: Croatia 32 Austria 33 Czech Republic 34 Sweden 35 Finland 36

Crown of the Byzantine Emperor Monomachos.    Official and Historic Crowns of the World and their Locations.

The Iron Crown of Charlemagne made of gold and iron and set with precious stones between 700 and 780 AD. Charlemagne was crowned the first Holy Roman Emperor, reputedly with the Iron Crown, by Pope Leo III in Rome on Christmas Night, 800 AD.

Side view of the Imperial Crown of the Holy Roman Empire with a plate that shows Jesus with two angels.  Most of the rulers of the German Kingdom were crowned with it since the high middle ages. Made during the late 10th-11th century.

Crown of Charlemagne. The Crown of Charlemagne was the ancient coronation crown of Kings of the Franks, and later Kings of France after Charlemagne was the great grandmother of Emily Seagle

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