Stone Of Scone


Stone Of Scone
   After his unsuccessful campaign against the Scots in 1296, Edward I took this ancient Coronation stone of Scotland from the Scone Abbey in Perthshire, Scotland, and put it in Westminster Abbey. In 1996, the British government promised to return it to Scotland. Also called the Stone Of Destiny.

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  • Stone of Scone — Stone of Scone, the a stone seat that was traditionally used in the Scottish ceremony for officially making someone King or Queen of Scotland. It is also called the Stone of Destiny. The stone was taken from Scotland in 1296 and kept in… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Stone of Scone — Der Stone of Scone im Krönungsstuhl (unter der Sitzfläche), hist. Foto Der Stein von Scone (engl. Stone of Scone, [stəʊn əv skuːn]) ist auch unter den Begriffen Coronation Stone (Krönungsstein), Stone of Destiny (Stein der Vorsehung/Bestimmung)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Stone of Scone — The Stone of Scone (pronEng|ˈskuːn), also commonly known as the Stone of Destiny or the Coronation Stone is an oblong block of red sandstone, about convert|26|in|mm by convert|16|in|mm by convert|10.5|in|mm in size and weighing approximately… …   Wikipedia

  • Stone of Scone — a large stone that was the traditional seat on which the ancient kings of Scotland were crowned. It was used until 1296, when Edward I had it brought to London and made into part of the Coronation Chair. For many Scottish people it is an… …   Universalium

  • (the) Stone of Scone — the Stone of Scone [the Stone of Scone] a large stone that was the traditional seat on which the ancient kings of Scotland were crowned. It was used until 1296, when ↑Edward I had it brought to London and made into part of the ↑Coronation Chair.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Scone (Perth and Kinross) — Scone Koordinaten 56° 26′ N …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Scone Palace — (pronounced skoon ) is a Category A listed historic house at Scone, Perthshire, Scotland. It was constructed (by recasting a 16th century palaceFact|date=May 2007) in 1808 for the Earls of Mansfield by William Atkinson. Built of red sandstone… …   Wikipedia

  • Scone — can represent several things:Food* Scone (bread), the food item * Drop scone, British word for a small pancakePeople*Barbara Young, Baroness Young of Old Scone (born 1948), Labour member of the House of Lords *Robert of Scone (died 1159), 12th… …   Wikipedia

  • Scone — [sko͞on, skōn] village in E Scotland northeast of Perth: site of an abbey that contained the stone (Stone of Scone) on which Scottish kings before 1296 were crowned: removed by Edward I and placed under the coronation chair at Westminster Abbey,… …   English World dictionary

  • Scone — Scone, the Stone of →↑Stone of Scone, the …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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