The Crown

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My pursuers were right behind me, nearly upon me, when I rounded the corner. Spotting a door, I pushed, hoping against hope it would open. It gave under the pressure of my hand. I held my breath for a moment, until the heavy footsteps in the corridor told me that they had gone past.  Turning, I found a young girl in a white lace dress looking at me. She held out an intricate golden crown, “Take it,” she said…

  • Where was this picture taken?
  • Who does this crown belong to?
  • Why was this crown made?
  • Who is holding the crown?
  • What will happen next?
  • Research the history of a famous crown, for example the British Imperial State Crown or the Crown of Christian V of Denmark.
  • Imagine you were king or queen for a day, what new rules would you make?
  • Design your own crown.

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