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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
obdormition
  • Sleep; the state or condition of being asleep.
  • The state or condition of numbness of a part due to pressure on a nerve: as, the obdormition of a limb.
The word 'obdormition' comes from a Latin word meaning "to fall asleep".
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