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Mummified Head Not King Henry IV's
2013-10-10 12:06:27

Forensic experts say that mummified head purportedly belonging to French king Henry IV is not royalty at all.

2010-12-15 14:39:17

The skeletons of kings and queens lying in mass graves in the Royal Basilica of Saint-Denis in Paris could finally have the solemn funeral ceremonies they deserve.


Word of the Day
  • an ornament or knob in the shape of a flower
  • In architecture, a floral ornament; specifically, the large conventional flower usually placed in the center of the abacus of a Corinthian capital or classic ceiling-caisson; also, the floreated termination of a Gothic finial.
[ "The word 'fleuron' comes from French."]