Regale of France Diamond
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Monday, 29 October 2007

Regale of France diamond. A legen­dary stone, said to have been as large as a "bird's egg." St. Louis (King I ouis IX, of France), according to the story, disguised as a poor pilgrim, brought the stone as an offering to Ihe Shrine of St. Thomas a Becket, in England, and received in return a small leaden figure of St. Thomas. Ihe whereabouts of the diamond today is not known.