Day: Stone of Scone: Scotland lent Britain ‘stone of fortune’ for Charles’s coronation

Day: Stone of Scone: Scotland lent Britain 'stone of fortune' for Charles's coronation

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Stone of Scone: Scotland lent Britain ‘stone of fortune’ for Charles’s coronation

centuries he was one the stone of contention Between Scotland and England: 150 kg heavy “Destiny Stone” or Stone of Scone, named after a small Scottish town, used for the coronation of King Charles III. Lend back to Great Britain. the British looted Rectangular, approximately 66 by 28 cm large sandstone won the battle of 1296 and brought him to London. he stayed there with a short break 700 years, to the British 1996 At a solemn ceremony in Scotland Returned, It has since been displayed at Edinburgh Castle.

Scotland will lend the stone to London for the coronation, a spokesman for the Historic Places Society of Scotland has confirmed. until 1292 was a stone Important symbols in the coronation ceremony scottish king, in London He lived under the coronation throne for hundreds of years, even when the late Queen Elizabeth II took her place on it in 1953. According to legend, he once served Abraham’s grandson as a pillow.

In 1996, Prince Andrew returned the famous stone to Scotland in a festive ceremony.

(Photo: Picture Alliance / DPA)

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