1355-78.Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, third remains scene. Chapel of St. Catherine (Karlstejn).c.1360.

1355-78.Charles IV, Holy Roman Emperor, third remains scene. Chapel of St. Catherine (Karlstejn).c.1360.

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The Crown of Saint Wenceslas

Crown of St. Wenceslaus: The crown was made in 1347 for the eleventh king of Bohemia (and Holy Roman Emperor) Charles IV. Made of gold, 19 sapphires, 44 spinels, 1 ruby, 30 emeralds and 20 pearls

Street map of the City of London before the Great Fire of 1666; image of St Paul's Cathedral at left.

Street map of the City of London before the Great Fire of 1666; image of St Paul's Cathedral at left.

St. Wenceslaus was born around the year 907. His father Duke Wratislaw was a Catholic but his mother Princess Dragomir practiced the native Pagan religion.  She would later arrange the murders of both Wenceslau and his grandmother Ludmilla, who is also a canonised saint.... (Image: Altar at St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican)

Saint of the Day – 28 September – St Wenceslaus (907-935) King of Bohemia

Saint of the Day – 28 September – St Wenceslaus King of Bohemia

St. Wenceslaus, was the duke of Bohemia from 921 until his assassination in 935, purportedly in a plot by his own brother, Boleslav the Cruel. Feastday, September 28

Wenceslas, Duke and Martyr Mass Propers: Wednesday of the Nineteenth Week after Pentecost: Wednesday of the Fourth Week of Septe.

StWenceslaus [Vyacheslav] Czech Prince-Passion Bearer F Length / ИКОНОПИСНЫЙ ПОДЛИННИК's photos – 8,757 photos | VK

StWenceslaus [Vyacheslav] Czech Prince-Passion Bearer F Length / ИКОНОПИСНЫЙ ПОДЛИННИК's photos – photos

St. Wenceslaus icon by Theophilia.deviantart.com on @DeviantArt

Wenceslaus icon September 2013 x 6 inches Ink, watercolor, gold leaf Saint Wenceslaus, Duke of Bohemia, Our Prince!

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert is a Roman Catholic metropolitan cathedral in Prague, the seat of the Archbishop of Prague. Until 1997, the cathedral was dedicated only to Saint Vitus, and is still commonly named only as St. Vitus Cathedral.  This cathedral is a prominent example of Gothic architecture and is the largest and most important church in the country.

The Metropolitan Cathedral of Saints Vitus, Wenceslaus and Adalbert is a Roman Catholic metropolitan cathedral in Prague, the seat of the Archbishop of Prague. Until 1997, the cathedral was dedicated only to Saint Vitus, and is still commonly named only as St. Vitus Cathedral. This cathedral is a prominent example of Gothic architecture and is the largest and most important church in the country.

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