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One of the British Coronation regalia. The word means a bracelet, but in the Liber Regalis and elsewhere it has been applied to a garment resembling a stole and held to signify the quasi-priestly character of the anointed king. At the coronation of Elizabeth II (1953) the use of armills in the form of bracelets was restored, the stole royal being given immediately afterwards.

Subjects: Christianity.


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