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  • Here lies the Honourable Gentleman DIEGO MENDEZ He greatly served the royal crown of Spain in the discovery and conquest of the Indies with the Admiral Don Christopher Columbus of glorious memory who discovered them, and afterwards by himself, with his own ships, at his own expense.

    Christopher Columbus

  • Andrew, sent royal crown and sceptre to King Johannitius of Bulgaria and had his legate crown him king at Tirnovo, in 1204; he restored ecclesiastical discipline in Poland; arbitrated between the two claimants to the royal crown of Sweden; made partly successful attempts to reunite the Greek with the Latin Church and extended his beneficent influence practically over the whole Christian world.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • So shall she be detained and kept from harm until she agree to part herself from her pretended husband the Earl of Bothwell, the evil ravisher and cruel murderer who seeks to oppress and destroy that innocent infant the Prince as he had done his father, and so, by tyranny and cruel deeds, at last to usurp the royal crown and supreme government of this realm. ""

    Mary Queen Of Scotland And The Isles

  • When he came out of the Hammam, he donned a rich robe, purfled with gold and embroidered with jewels and jacinths; and, setting the royal crown on his head, sat down on his throne of kingship and ordered the affairs of the folk, doing equal justice between strong and weak, and exacting from the prince the dues of the pauper; wherefore the people loved him with exceeding love.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The furniture was upholstered in cloth of gold, with the royal crown embroidered upon it in scarlet.

    Love Letters

  • Even now the royal crown which the archbishop places on the king's head is still spoken of in a marginal note to the coronation service as "St. Edward's Crown", while we find in a chronicle of the fourteenth century, the "Annales Paulini", a vehement protest made in connection with the coronation of King Edward II that the unworthy favourite

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 12: Philip II-Reuss

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