crown jewels

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regalia (jewelry and other paraphernalia) worn by a sovereign on state occasions

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Entrance to the Tower of London including the Crown Jewels exhibition ?
David Kelsey four from Dobshill with his crown jewels L-R: The real Crown jewels, Faye Kelsey, 9, showing off her handiwork and Annabel Wearing, 4, making her crown jewels
As redress for the execution of Edward, Angers today demands that the Crown Jewels of England be transferred to Angers," the Daily Express quoted a petition posted on the city's official website as reading.
Of particular interest in Her Majesty The Queen's Diamond Jubilee Year, replicas of the Crown Jewels comprising the Coronation Crown, Orb and Sceptre will be offered at auction.
The Olympics, the football World Cup Finals and the Grand National top the current list of crown jewels which must be shown on free TV.
THE Ashes is back in the list of televised sport's crown jewels, and Paddy Power make the BBC 13-8 favourites to recapture coverage from Sky.
Among the inquiry's recommendations when the report is published today will be one that, because of the overwhelming interest in Wales' Six Nations matches - with around seven in 10 households tuning in - they should be put on the Crown Jewels list.
The inquiry team decided Wales' Six Nations matches should be on the Crown Jewels list because as many as seven out of 10 households tune in.
We are cash-neutral, so we can afford to buy before we sell but we won't sell our crown jewels," said Peace.
Q HAS there ever been an attempt to steal the crown jewels from the Tower of London?
One of the last remaining crown jewels in Tribeca, 443-453 Greenwich Street, a two-building commercial office property totaling 217,549 s/f which occupies approximately three quarters of a city block, has just traded for $115 million.
The pieces in this sparkling collection will be available for purchase aboard Crown Princess only for her first eight sailings, and during that time, four lucky women on each sailing will have the opportunity to "borrow" the Crown Jewels for a special portrait sitting on formal night.
He describes the long journey of the diamond from its place among the French crown jewels and its purchase by jeweler Pierre Cartier, who manufactured the story behind the diamond's "curse.
He stars here as Johnny English, an accident-prone secret agent who is called in to protect England's Queen and her crown jewels from Pascal Sauvage, an evil French businessman.
1671: Colonel Thomas Blood stole the crown jewels from the Tower of London: In 1670 the Irishman Blood decided on a bold and dangerous scheme to steal the crown jewels from the Tower of London.