Some articles on lance:
... The Holy Roman Emperors had a lance of their own, attested from the time of Otto I (912-973) ... In 1000 Otto III gave Boleslaw I of Poland a replica of the Lance at the Congress of Gniezno ... This was based on the belief that this was the lance of Constantine the Great which enshrined a nail used for the Crucifixion ...
Famous quotes containing the words lance and/or royal:
“Well, if I were going to haunt anybody, this would certainly be the house Id do it in.”
—Robb White, and William Castle. Lance Schroeder (Richard Long)
“Are you there, Africa with the bulging chest and oblong thigh? Sulking Africa, wrought of iron, in the fire, Africa of the millions of royal slaves, deported Africa, drifting continent, are you there? Slowly you vanish, you withdraw into the past, into the tales of castaways, colonial museums, the works of scholars.”
—Jean Genet (19101986)