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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Burning Crown (A).
 
A crown of red-hot iron set on the head of regicides.   1
       
“He was adjudged
       
To have his head seared with a burning crown.”
       
Tragedy of Hoffmann. (1631.)
 


 Burn,Burnt. 

 
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