Knights of the Shell

The Argonauts of St. Nicholas, a military order, instituted in the 14th century by Carlo III., King of Naples. Their insignia was a “collar of shells.”

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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