crown of thorns

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crown of thorns

Christ thus ridiculed as king of Jews. [N.T.: Matthew 27:29; Mark 15:17; John 19:2–5]
See: Mockery
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0151 709 0735 EXHIBITION: Historical treasures protected by the Jesuits during the Reformation can now be seen at a Liverpool Church, including items belonging to Sir Thomas More and Mary Queen of Scots - including a relic purported to be a thorn from the Holy Crown.
5-carat emerald was mounted in the Holy Crown of France by Louis IX in the 13th century.
The analysis of the emerald in the Holy Crown confirmed gemological work pointing to its Austrian origin.