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Of Lombardy. A crown made for Theodelinda, widow of Authoris, King of Lombardy, and presented in 594 to the Duke of Turin, from whom it passed to the recent royal house of Italy. The inner circlet of iron is said to have been made from a nail of the true Cross.

Subjects: Christianity.


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