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KING JOHN AND THE MAGNA CARTA: KING'S LOST TREASURE (AMAZING HISTORY DOCUMENTARY) - YouTube

French demand Crown Jewels from the Queen to compensate for 1499 murder of Edward Plantagenet

King John's Treasure lost in the Wash, East Anglia - Nine great necklaces with many precious stones.

The Last Journey of the Magna Carta King

Will New #Technology Help Relocate the Long Lost #Treasure of #King John?

Will New Technology Help Relocate the Long Lost Treasure of King John?

In October 1216, King John arrived in the port town of Lynn (known also as King’s Lynn). This was one of the few places in England that was still loyal to the king. It was in this town that John kept a kind of court, and entrusted its inhabitants with the care of his crown, regalia and valuable treasures for a time.

Will New Technology Help Relocate the Long Lost Treasure of King John?

rosebiar:     A closeup of the crown from Queen Elizabeth I’s Armada Portrait by George Gower. Lara E. Eakins.  (via beautifulsphere)

Crown of Queen Elizabeth I (Armada portrait detail), England (before gold, pearls, precious gemstones, velvet).

The first pictures of Richard III's funeral crown have been released by John Ashdown-Hill on his website.

Richard III's Funeral Crown~ a modern copy of the old type crowns traditionally used for royal burials

The coronation crown of George IV who was coronated in July 1821. The crown is now kept in Martin Tower in the Tower of London.

The coronation crown of George IV who was coronated in July The crown is now kept in Martin Tower in the Tower of London.

Four Sceptres: The King's Sceptre with the Cross, holding the largest cut diamond in the World; the 530 carat Star of Africa; the largest fragment of The Cullinan Diamond; The King's Sceptre with the Dove; The Queen's Sceptre with the Cross and The Queen's Ivory Rod.

Four Sceptres: The King's Sceptre with the Cross, holding the largest cut diamond in the World; the 530 carat Star of Africa; the largest fragment of The Cullinan Diamond; The King's Sceptre with the Dove; The Queen's Sceptre with the Cross and The Queen's Ivory Rod.

Queen Victoria's small diamond crown.  It contains 1,187 diamonds and is made of silver.  The queen had this crown made because she wanted something less heavy to wear than her other tiaras and crowns and also something that would be appropriate to wear with her mourning dress (colored stones are not to be worn when in mourning).  (Captions by Ashley Hedges)

Commissioned by Queen Victoria who thought the Imperial State Crown was too heavy.

The Sovereigns Orb is also known as Charles II’s Orb, as it was made for his Coronation in 1661. The orb represents sovereign power, the cross on top denoting Christian rule. During the Coronation ceremony it is placed in the Sovereign’s right hand by the Archbishop of Canterbury before being returned to the altar. It is carried during the procession out of Westminster Abbey in the Sovereign’s left hand.

The Sovereign's Orb - part of the Crown Jewels - features hundreds of precious…

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