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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
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.