mediumaevum: This is where King Henry VIII was throned in Since when it was commissioned by King Edward I, all but two monarchs have been crowned in the chair. This image was taken in 1987 when the Stone of Scone was still there.
Legend says that the Stone of Destiny was used as a pillow by Jacob in biblical times. It was believed to have been brought to Argyll, Scotland in the century. (Other experts suggest it was quarried in the Oban area)
Stone of Scone, also called Stone of Destiny, Scottish Gaelic Lia Fail, for centuries was associated with the crowning of Scottish kings and then, in was taken to England and later placed under the Coronation Chair.
The Coronation Stone or Stone of Scone is where King Henry VIII was enthroned in Since when it was commissioned by King Edward I, all but two monarchs have been crowned in the chair. This image was taken prior to when the Stone of Scone was still there.
The Stone of Scone or Stone of Destiny is the coronation stone that was used during the coronation ceremonies of Scottish monarchs. The tradition was later adopted by British monarchs after the Stone was stolen during the war of independence.
The Stone of Scone, AKA Coronation Stone/ Stone of Destiny,a mystical piece, until very recently rested on a shelf beneath the seat of the Coronation Chair in Westminster Abbey in London (it has now been returned to Scotland).
Scottish Coronation Stone, the Stone of Destiny. (The Stone of Scone) The stone itself is a block of red sandstone, and was said to have been used by Jacob, father of the twelve tribes of Israel, as a pillow.