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Headgear, headwear or headdress is the name given to any element of clothing which is worn on ones head. Common forms of headgear include hats, caps, bonnets, hoods, headscarves and helmets. Headgear can have great symbolic significance: in a monarchy, for example, royalty often have special crowns. Hair accessories... Overview of headgear
HAT is also the abbreviation for histone acetyltransferase and the acronym for Help authoring tool There are many different styles of hats A hat is an item of clothing which is worn on the head – a kind of headgear. Hats often have a brim, and may be either placed... Hats; This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats; Bonnets; Caps Hoods; Helmets; Wigs Masks; Veils; Scarves Tiaras; Crowns List of hats and headgear A bonnet is a kind of headgear which is usually brimless. Only a few kinds on bonnets are still worn today... Bonnets; The initialism CAP, when used by itself, can refer to: the Canadian Action Party the Civil Air Patrol Combat Air Patrol College of American Pathologists Common Agricultural Policy Central Arizona Project Aqueduct Central Atlanta Progress Carrierless Amplitude Phase Modulation This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists... Caps
This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats; Bonnets; Caps Hoods; Helmets; Wigs Masks; Veils; Scarves Tiaras; Crowns List of hats and headgear A hood is a kind of headgear. Today, hoods are generally soft headcoverings which form part of a larger garment (e... Hoods; Gordon Cooper in Helmet and Pressure Suit This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats; Bonnets; Caps Hoods; Helmets; Wigs Masks; Veils; Scarves Tiaras; Crowns List of hats and headgear Pith helmet of Harry S. Truman A helmet is a form of protective clothing... Helmets; This article needs cleanup. Please edit this article to conform to a higher standard of article quality. For an article on stock index see WIG, for the Wing In Ground effect see Ground effect. This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats; Bonnets; Caps... Wigs
This article is about masks fitted on the face as an article of clothing or equipment. See Mask (disambiguation) for other meanings. This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats; Bonnets; Caps Hoods; Helmets; Wigs Masks; Veils; Scarves Tiaras; Crowns List of hats and... Masks; Frances Perkins wearing a veil after the death of president Roosevelt This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats; Bonnets; Caps Hoods; Helmets; Wigs Masks; Veils; Scarves Tiaras; Crowns List of hats and headgear Veils are articles of clothing, worn almost exclusively by women... Veils; This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats; Bonnets; Caps Hoods; Helmets; Wigs Masks; Veils; Scarves Tiaras; Crowns List of hats and headgear Categories: Scarves | Stub ... Scarves
This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats; Bonnets; Caps Hoods; Helmets; Wigs Masks; Veils; Scarves Tiaras; Crowns List of hats and headgear Beauty pageant tiara A tiara (from Persian تاره tara borrowed by Latin as tiara) is a form of... Tiaras; This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats; Bonnets; Caps Hoods; Helmets; Wigs Masks; Veils; Scarves Tiaras; Crowns List of hats and headgear A crown is a symbolic form of headgear worn by a monarch or by a god, for whom the crown is... Crowns
This is an incomplete list of hats and headgear (that is, anything worn on the head), both modern and historical. Contents // 1 Hats 1.1 Hats commonly worn today 1.2 Hats worn in the past, or rarely worn today 1.2.1 Mens 1.2.2 Womens... List of hats and headgear
Download high resolution version (562x746, 114 KB) The Ancient Coronation Chair and Regalia of England &c. copper engraving published in Humes History of England, 1814. Steel engraving. Size 18 x 24 cms. Ref D9441. Price GBP 12 Index of the coronation items 1: 2: Mary of Modenas...
Download high resolution version (562x746, 114 KB) The Ancient Coronation Chair and Regalia of England &c. copper engraving published in Humes History of England, 1814. Steel engraving. Size 18 x 24 cms. Ref D9441. Price GBP 12 Index of the coronation items 1: 2: Mary of Modenas... Enlarge
Coronation Chair and Regalia of England

St Edward's Crown is one of the The Crown Jewels or Honours of Scotland are treated separately. This article refers to the Crown Jewels of England, and those added since the Union of the Crowns in 1603. Coronation Chair and Regalia of England The collective term Crown Jewels denotes the regalia and vestments worn by the sovereign... British Crown Jewels used primarily in the British coronations are held in Westminster Abbey. The Coronation of the British monarch is a ceremony (specifically, initiation rite) in which the monarch is formally crowned and invested with regalia. The coronation usually takes place several months after the death of the previous monarch, for the coronation is considered a... coronation of a new monarch. It was made in 1661 for the coronation of Charles II King of England, Scotland and Ireland Charles II (29 May 1630–6 February 1685) was the King of England, Scotland and Ireland from 30 January 1649 (de jure) or 29 May 1660 (de facto) until his death. Charles IIs father, Charles I, had been executed in... Charles II, and is reputed to contain gold from the Crown of St Edward the Confessor Rank: 21st Ruled: June 8, 1042–January 4/5, 1066 Predecessor: Harthacanute Date of Birth: 1004 Place of Birth: Islip, Oxfordshire, England Wife: Edith of Wessex Buried: Westminster Abbey Date of Death: January 4/5, 1066 Parents: Ethelred II and Emma Edward the Confessor (c... St Edward the Confessor, an English monarch who reigned in the eleventh century.


The Crown's design includes a base with four crosses pattee alternating with four Fleurs-de-lys on the flag of Quebec The fleur-de-lis (also spelled fleur-de-lys; plural fleurs-de-lis or -lys) is used in heraldry, where it is particularly associated with the France monarchy (see King of France). Origins The name, anglicized, means lily flower, and the symbol... fleurs-de-lis, above which are two arches surmounted by a cross. In the centre is a velvet cap with an ermine border. The Crown is made of solid gold and set with 444 precious stones. Formerly, it was set with jewels hired for the coronation, and then the crown was dismantled, leaving only the frame. However, in 1911, the jewels used were set permanently.


Traditionally, it is the Crown used to crown the Sovereign during a coronation. Due to its weight, however, Victoria Queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Empress of India Victoria (Alexandrina Victoria) (24 May 1819–22 January 1901) was a Queen of the United Kingdom, reigning from 20 June 1837 until her death. Her reign lasted more than sixty-three years—longer than... Queen Victoria and Edward VII King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, Emperor of India His Majesty King Edward VII (Albert Edward) (9 November 1841–6 May 1910) was the first British monarch of the House of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha. As well as being the King of the United... Edward VII chose to be crowned with the lighter The Imperial State Crown is one of the British Crown Jewels. Queen Elizabeth II wearing the Imperial State Crown This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats; Bonnets; Caps Hoods; Helmets; Wigs Masks; Veils; Scarves Tiaras; Crowns List of hats and headgear The Crown... Imperial State Crown.


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  • The Crown Jewels or Honours of Scotland are treated separately. This article refers to the Crown Jewels of England, and those added since the Union of the Crowns in 1603. Coronation Chair and Regalia of England The collective term Crown Jewels denotes the regalia and vestments worn by the sovereign... Crown Jewels of the United Kingdom
  • The Honours of Scotland, dating from the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, are the oldest set of Crown Jewels in the British Isles. They were used in the coronations of Scottish monarchs until and including Charles II in 1651. They have not since been used. There are three primary elements of... Honours of Scotland
  • Coronet of 1969 The Honours of the Principality of Wales are the Crown Jewels used at the investiture of Princes of Wales. They include a coronet, a ring, a rod, a sword, a girdle, and a mantle. The base of the Coronet is of the same design as those of... Honours of the Principality of Wales
  • The Imperial State Crown is one of the British Crown Jewels. Queen Elizabeth II wearing the Imperial State Crown This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats; Bonnets; Caps Hoods; Helmets; Wigs Masks; Veils; Scarves Tiaras; Crowns List of hats and headgear The Crown... Imperial State Crown
  • This article is part of the Hats and Headgear series: Overview of headgear Hats; Bonnets; Caps Hoods; Helmets; Wigs Masks; Veils; Scarves Tiaras; Crowns List of hats and headgear Coronation Chair and Regalia of England The Imperial Crown of India is a part of the British Crown Jewels. It was... Imperial Crown of India
  • Queen Elizabeth II holding the Sceptre with the Cross The Sceptre with the Cross, also known as the St Edwards Sceptre, the Sovereigns Sceptre or the Royal Sceptre, is a sceptre of the British Crown Jewels. It was originally made for the coronation of King Charles II in... Sceptre with the Cross
  • The Sceptre with the Dove, also known as the Rod with the Dove, is a sceptre of the British Crown Jewels. It was originally made for the coronation of King Charles II in 1661. Its design included a gold rod with bands of gemstones, surmounted by a sphere and an... Sceptre with the Dove
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