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Iron Crown

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The crown of the ancient Lombard kings, a golden circlet studded with jewels, and so called as enclosing a ring of iron said to have been one of the nails of the cross, beaten out; Napoleon had it brought from Monza, and crowned himself with it as king of Italy. It is now in Vienna.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Iron Crown'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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