Has been degraded into forming a lining to the crowns of the sovereigns and the coronets of the peers.
This brings us to the crowns of lesser dignity, known for that reason as coronets, and worn by the five orders of peers.
Coronets of Dukes, Marquesses and Earls.
However, in 1625-1626 it is definitely recorded that the viscounts carried their coronets in their hands in the coronation procession from Westminster Hall to the Abbey church.
Besides varied and beautiful weapons, frequently exhibiting high workmanship, amulets, coronets, diadems of solid gold, and vases of elegant form and ornamentation in gold and bronze are found in the barrows.
Those members who stood out were, indeed, bought by a lavish distribution of money and coronets; but the advantages to Ireland which might reasonably be expected from the Union were many and obvious; and if all the promises held out by the promoters of the measure have even now not been realized, the fault is not theirs.
The death of John, the only son of Ferdinand and Isabella, the worst misfortune which ever happened to Spain, opened the succession to all the crowns and coronets worn by the Catholic sovereigns to Charles of Habsburgthe emperor Charles V.
Another group, the mock narcissi or star daffodils, with coronets of medium size, includes the fine and numerous varieties of N.