Charles Philip Arthur George is the new King of the United Kingdom. Scotland is sending the “Destiny Stone” to London for his coronation.
The most important things in a nutshell
- Scotland sends the “Destiny Stone” for the coronation of Charles in London.
- For centuries it has been the subject of dispute between Scotland and England.
A mythical stone weighing 150 kg at the time of coronation is said to by King Charles III. come into use Scotland will lend the stone to London for the coronation. A spokesman for the Society for Historic Places in Scotland confirmed this on Sunday.
It is known as the “Destiny Stone” or the Stone of Scone, named after a small Scottish town. However, for centuries, it was the biggest barrier between Scotland and England.
After winning a battle in 1296, the British stole the rectangular sandstone and brought it to London. It remained there for 700 years until the British handed it back to Scotland in a ceremony in 1996. he has since Edinburgh Castle issued.
According to legend, it once served as a pillow for Abraham’s grandson. In 1950, students stole a stone from Westminster Abbey in London. that was months later in medieval Church in Scotland Found it and came back.
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