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Next Royal Milestone: September 20, 2013

Will Bower | Posted 11.02.2013 | Style
Will Bower

183 years ago, on June 26th, 1830 -- at the age of 64 years, 10 months, and 5 days -- William IV became king upon the death of his older brother, George IV. (William IV is probably best known for being the uncle and predecessor of Queen Victoria.)

400-Year-Old Diamond For Sale

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 06.23.2012 | Arts

PARIS — The 400-year-old "Beau Sancy," one of the world's oldest and most storied diamonds in private hands, is up for sale at Sotheby's auction...

400-Year-Old Diamond For Sale

AP | THOMAS ADAMSON | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

PARIS — The 400-year-old "Beau Sancy," one of the world's oldest and most storied diamonds in private hands, is up for sale at Sotheby's auction...