"The crown of the king of England." -Hall, 1862

Crown of the King

"The crown of the king of England." -Hall, 1862

Antique crown with headdress.

A Crown

Antique crown with headdress.

Worn by British Royalty.

Crown, British

Worn by British Royalty.

"The Eastern Crown, called also the Radiated and the Antique crown, is borne both as a crest and as a charge."—Aveling, 1891

Eastern Crown

"The Eastern Crown, called also the Radiated and the Antique crown, is borne both as a crest and as…

An illustration of an English crown.

English Crown

An illustration of an English crown.

An illustration of a gold crown created by "pure hammered gold cut into thin plates, attached to rings by double gold wires, and fastened together at the back with thin twisted wire" (Britannica, 1910).

Gold Crown

An illustration of a gold crown created by "pure hammered gold cut into thin plates, attached to rings…

A crown used for the coronation of emperors.

Imperial Crown

A crown used for the coronation of emperors.

"The mural crown is a circle of fold embattled, and it is associated with military success in sieges."—Aveling, 1891

Mural Crown

"The mural crown is a circle of fold embattled, and it is associated with military success in sieges."—Aveling,…

"The naval crown is a golden circle surmounted with sterns and square sails of ships, placed alternately."—Aveling, 1891

Naval Crown

"The naval crown is a golden circle surmounted with sterns and square sails of ships, placed alternately."—Aveling,…

"From a medal of Lepidus, represents an olive crown." — Anthon, 1891

Olive crown

"From a medal of Lepidus, represents an olive crown." — Anthon, 1891

An example of a Prussian crown.

Prussian Crown

An example of a Prussian crown.

A royal crown.

Royal Crown

A royal crown.

The state crown of Her Majesty the Queen.

State Crown

The state crown of Her Majesty the Queen.

"Crown-grafting is preferable to cleft-grafting, inasmuch as it leaves no open spaces in the wood. The stock b is cut off horizontally or nearly so, and a slit is then cut in the bark f, f, a wedge-shaped piece of ivory being inserted to raise the bark; the scion is then cut to the same wedge-shaped form g, h, and inserted in the space opened for it between the albumen and the bark, after which it is tied down and clayed over in the manner already described." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Crown-Grafting

"Crown-grafting is preferable to cleft-grafting, inasmuch as it leaves no open spaces in the wood. The…

"Crown-work, in Fortification, is formed to strengthen a weak front, or to occupy ground which might facilitate the enemy's operations. It consists of two faces inclined to each other at an angle, with a bastion in the middle, and half-bastions at the two ends; and it is connected with the main body of the work by two long sides. RMNPS is the crown-work, in front of and protecting the ravelin O. Both of these works are entirely beyong the main ditch of the place, but each has also a ditch of its own." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Crown-Work

"Crown-work, in Fortification, is formed to strengthen a weak front, or to occupy ground which might…

"The Nemian and Isthmian games occurred more frequently than the Olympic and Pythian. They were celebrated once in two years, the Nemian in the valley of Nemea between Phlius and Cleonae, and the Isthmian by the Corinthians, on their isthmus, in honour of Poseidon (Neptune)." — Smith, 1882

Isthmian crowns

"The Nemian and Isthmian games occurred more frequently than the Olympic and Pythian. They were celebrated…

Native to Mexico, the galeated curassow has a hard crest on its head.

Galeated curassow

Native to Mexico, the galeated curassow has a hard crest on its head.

Image depicting a mythical moral anecdote, consisting of two morals. The first that regardless of who wears the crown, they are bound to have threats sent their way. The second is that the threat of terrorism is much greater than the act itself.

Banquet of Damocles

Image depicting a mythical moral anecdote, consisting of two morals. The first that regardless of who…

"The cross of the Danisn order of the Dannebrog, a white cross surmounting a red one, with the royal crown, the cipher of reigning soverign, and the motto "For God and the King," is a characteristic example of the use of the great Christian symbol in the insignia of the knighthood of the present day." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Dannebrog

"The cross of the Danisn order of the Dannebrog, a white cross surmounting a red one, with the royal…

"DIADEM, a circle of gold with points rising from it, worn by ancient kings as the token of royalty. The diadem of most of the monarchs of Europe, as represented in ancient statuary, stained glass, and paintings, resembles the annexed engraving; the kings of England, from the Conquest to Henry VII., all wore a diadem of this shape." -Hall, 1862

Diadem

"DIADEM, a circle of gold with points rising from it, worn by ancient kings as the token of royalty.…

An illustration of an Egyptian diadem. A diadem is a type of crown, specifically an ornamental headband.

Egyptian Diadem

An illustration of an Egyptian diadem. A diadem is a type of crown, specifically an ornamental headband.

An illustration of a small gold diadem. A diadem is a type of crown, specifically an ornamental headband worn by royalty.

Gold Diadem

An illustration of a small gold diadem. A diadem is a type of crown, specifically an ornamental headband…

This Greek Diadem or crown is made out of gold.

Greek Diadem

This Greek Diadem or crown is made out of gold.

The diamond is cut to show the stone's brilliance, creating different parts to the cut: table, crown, girdle, pavilion, culet.

Diamond Cut

The diamond is cut to show the stone's brilliance, creating different parts to the cut: table, crown,…

A coronet of a duke.

Duke

A coronet of a duke.

A coronet of an earl.

Earl

A coronet of an earl.

"Argent (silver), a heart gules (red), ensigned with a royal crown.In heraldry, to distinguish (a charge) by a mark or an ornament, as a crown, coronet, or miter." -Whitney, 1911

Ensign

"Argent (silver), a heart gules (red), ensigned with a royal crown. In heraldry, to distinguish (a charge)…

An illustration of a face with two flutes and a crown of olive leaves.

Face with Two Flutes

An illustration of a face with two flutes and a crown of olive leaves.

The coronet of Thomas FitzAlan, Earl of Arundel, A.D. 1445.

Coronet of Thomas FitzAlan

The coronet of Thomas FitzAlan, Earl of Arundel, A.D. 1445.

The traditional mitre of Archbishop Harnsett.

Mitre of Archbishop Harnsett

The traditional mitre of Archbishop Harnsett.

"The Sun-god." —Bulfinch, 1897

Helios or sol

"The Sun-god." —Bulfinch, 1897

Henry II of England.

Henry II

Henry II of England.

Henry III of England.

Henry III

Henry III of England.

The heraldic shield and crown of Henry III of England.

Crown and Shield of Henry III

The heraldic shield and crown of Henry III of England.

Henry IV

Henry IV

Henry IV

Henry V.

Henry V

Henry V.

"James II." — Lardner, 1885

James II

"James II." — Lardner, 1885

Joab's Artifice, from Hans Holbein's series of engravings known as his Bible Cuts.

Joab's Artifice

Joab's Artifice, from Hans Holbein's series of engravings known as his Bible Cuts.

King with crown

King

King with crown

King and young man watch old lady smash pots

King

King and young man watch old lady smash pots

King holding a white dove

King

King holding a white dove

King holding a silver bell

King

King holding a silver bell

King adjusting his glasses.

King

King adjusting his glasses.

King sitting on throne with scepter.

King

King sitting on throne with scepter.

Standing king.

King

Standing king.

Sing a Song of Sixpence. And when the pie was opened, the birds began to sing.

King and Blackbirds

Sing a Song of Sixpence. And when the pie was opened, the birds began to sing.

Cordelia and King Lear.

Cordelia and King Lear

Cordelia and King Lear.

Cordelia and the King of France.

Cordelia and the King of France

Cordelia and the King of France.

In Longfellow's poem, an angel took King Robert's place and made Robert the royal jester until he admitted he deserved it.

King Robert of Sicily

In Longfellow's poem, an angel took King Robert's place and made Robert the royal jester until he admitted…

An illustration of a king with a crown.

King with Crown

An illustration of a king with a crown.

King's College, Aberdeen, with its tower and crown.

King's College

King's College, Aberdeen, with its tower and crown.

A caricature showing an old man dressed up like a king, fishing.

Kingfisher

A caricature showing an old man dressed up like a king, fishing.

"A double convex lens of crown-glass may be combined with a plano-convex lens of flint-glass so as to overcome the dispersive effect for some of the colors without overcoming the converging effect." -Avery 1895

Achromatic Lens

"A double convex lens of crown-glass may be combined with a plano-convex lens of flint-glass so as to…

"The English crest is a crown surmounted by a lion statant guardant crowned, or. CREST. The ornament on the upper part of the helmet in Heraldry placed over coats of arms, either with or without the helmet." -Hall, 1862

Lion Crest

"The English crest is a crown surmounted by a lion statant guardant crowned, or. CREST. The ornament…

A coronet for a marquess.

Marquess

A coronet for a marquess.

"The anchor is represented in the position in which it lies on the ground just before taking hold. The shank is made in one forging, is of rectangular section, having a shoulder for the stock to fit against, and is increased both in thickness and area at the crown; the arms with the palms are forged in one piece, and then bent to the required shape; one of the arms is passed through a hole in the crown and is kept in position by a bolt screwed through the end of the crown, so that its point reaches a little way into an indent made for it in the round part at the back of the arms." — Encyclopedia Britanica, 1893

Martin's Anchor

"The anchor is represented in the position in which it lies on the ground just before taking hold. The…

A medieval crown.

medieval crown

A medieval crown.

An example of a modern archbishop's mitre.

An Archbishop's Mitre

An example of a modern archbishop's mitre.

A crown, made of gold.

Corona navalis

A crown, made of gold.

Side view of the human skull, showing the main nerves.

The Fifth Nerve

Side view of the human skull, showing the main nerves.