The hunt for the skull and bones of Holy Roman emperor


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The skull of Charlemagne is kept in a bust in the Roman Catholic ‪Cathedral of Aachen in‬ West Germany.

Leo5 The bust with the holy skull of the sucessor of Ceasar, beutified by the Pope.

Charlemagne (/ˈʃɑːrlᵻmeɪn/; 2 April 742/747/748[1] – 28 January 814), also known as Charles the Great (Latin: Carolus or Karolus Magnus) or Charles I, was King of the Franks. He united most of Western Europe during the early Middle Ages and laid the foundations for modern France and Germany.

Leo1 The skull of Charlemagne and some bones were located inside this bust

Part of Charlemagne’s skull is kept in this ornate bust at the Cathedral of Aachen in‬ West Germany. The Cathedral Treasury in Aachen is regarded as one of the most important ecclesiastical treasuries in northern Europe. Pilgrims are able to see some of the relics every seven years when they are displayed.

He took the Frankish throne…

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