Images of Medieval Art and Architecture
The Treasure of Saint Denis


Crowns of Henry IV
Images

Adapted from Félebien, Plate 1 (Item N)

Adapted from Félebien, Plate 1 (Item N)


Texts


Description

Crowns ... which were used at the coronation of King Henry IV. One is made of gold and the other is made of gold vermeil.

Félebien, page 538, Translated by Jane Vadnal.


History

Henry IV was crowned in 1594 at Chartres.

The two crowns were melted down during the same period.


Bibliography

Gaborit-Chopin (1987), pages 89.


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Created by J Vadnal, July, 1998