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.
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 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.