Iron crown


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a golden crown set with jewels, belonging originally to the Lombard kings, and indicating the dominion of Italy. It was so called from containing a circle said to have been forged from one of the nails in the cross of Christ.

See also: Iron

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- the dread of what will my neighbour think, with luxuries that only cloy, with pleasures that bore, with empty show that, like the criminal's iron crown of yore, makes to bleed and swoon the aching head that wears it!
The event introduces a host of other elements such as a special Iron Crown Collection Pack, Octane Town Takeover, a new currency called Crowns that can be spent at the Iron Crown Event Store, and exclusive new challenges.
A MONTH-LONG crowdfunding campaign has been launched to save the cast iron crown on top of Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings.
The symbolism of a rusty iron crown seems contrived to me but it would be a pity to scrap the idea just because of that.
Matt Damon ("Behind the Candelabra") Jeremy Irons ("The Iron Crown") Rob Lowe ("Killing Kennedy") Al Pacino ("Phil Spector")
MORNINGSERIAL Mr and Mrs Williams had come for us in their taxi, and we had followed the hearse, the car moving at walking pace up the Tyrpeg, passing Beehive Stores, Britannia Inn and the iron stile post crowned with an iron crown.
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The helmet - the Iron Crown of Lombardy, above - is in the cathedral at Monza in Italy.
Patrick Curry's "Iron Crown, Iron Cage: Tolkien and Weber on Modernity and Enchantment" left little impression on me.
Monica Bellucci will play the Mussolini-era diva, star of Alessandro Blasetti's 1940 hit epic "The Iron Crown."
Heavy storms in October 1881 climaxed in lifeboats carrying out a dramatic rescue of the crew on board stricken ship, the Iron Crown at the mouth of the Tyne ( a rescue which Homer painted as it happened.
May 26th, 1805 Napoleon crowns himself King of Italy with the Iron Crown of Lombardy in Milan Cathedral.