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The Eagle on Coins: Divine King of the Birds and Symbol of States

Following the Government announcement yesterday, museums and galleries in Cambridge will be closed to the public as part of a period of national/local restrictions. So, with great sadness, we will not be able to reopen as planned on 2 January 2021.

Why are both emperor Frederick II and the future Napoleon III represented in connection with eagles? This online resource explores one of the most popular heraldic symbols of all time.

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