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 Scotland in the 9th century. (Other experts suggest it was quarried in the Oban area)

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)

The Coronation Throne and the Stone of Scone or Stone of Destiny, full interesting history here

The theft of the Stone of Scone

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.

King Edward's Chair, where English monarchs have been crowned for over 1000 years.

King Edward's Chair, where English monarchs have been crowned for over 1000 years. Note the Stone of Scone is NOT in the empty place right under the seat.

The Stone of Scone, Scottish Gaelic: An Lia Fàil, also known as the Stone of Destiny and often referred to in England as The Coronation Stone, is an oblong block of red sandstone, used for centuries in the coronation of the monarchs of Scotland and later the monarchs of England, Great Britain and the United Kingdom.

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 Stone of Scone, also known as the Coronation Stone or the Stone of Destiny, 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).

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).

The story of Scotland's Stone of Scone.

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.

Standing Stones: The Great Stones of Great Britain and Ireland | Atlas Obscura

Standing Stones: The Great Stones of Great Britain and Ireland

The Stone of Scone in the Coronation Chair at Westminster Abbey, It was the ceremonial coronation stone of Scotland’s Gaelic kings, similar to the Irish Lia Fáil.

A replica of the Stone of Scone. The Stone of Scone is  surrounded by myth and legend. It has been said to be the stone upon which Isaac lay his head during his dream of angels ascending and descending a ladder to heaven. It is shrouded in ecclesiastical stories of how it left Israel to arrive in Scotland. For a long period of time it was set under the Coronation Throne in Westminster Abbey. It was returned to Scotland by England to be displayed in the Castle of Edinburgh.

TIL The Coronation Stone (Stone of Scone) was stolen by a group of Scottish college students in the to be returned to Scotland

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stone_of_Destiny_(film)

Stone of Destiny (2008)

Based on the true story of Ian Hamilton, a young Scottish student at Glasgow Univeristy in 1950 who reignited Scottish pride by recovering the Stone of Destiny from Westminster Abbey.

The Stone of Scone, or also known as The Stone of Destiny.  The 2008 film, The Stone of Destiny is about the theft of this stone from Westminster Abbey and the attempted return of this national symbol to the people of Scotland by a group of college students.  Wish I had seen the original (now at Edinburgh Castle) but I just saw this replica at Scone Palace.

The theft of the Stone of Scone

The stone of Scone stolen from the Scots by Edward In 1950 four scottish students tried to steal it back for Scotland

Coronation Chair with Stone of Scone, Westminster Abbey,1875:  (the stone has been returned to Scotland, but I saw it in London. VERY potent piece of history!!!)

Coronation Chair with Stone of Scone, Westminster (the stone has been returned to Scotland, VERY potent piece of history) (stone of destiny)

Stone of Scone -   All of Scotland's kings sat on this stone to be crowned until King Edward I took it 700 years ago and kept it under the English coronation chair. With Scotland's parliamentary independence in the 1990s, the Scots asked for it back and got it!  It is honorably displayed with Scotland's crown jewels.

Stone of Scone (pronounced scon, rhymes with Ron). Starting with Robert the Bruce, Scotland's kings have sat on this stone to be crowned. The English stole it 700 years ago.

The stone of Destiny. The Stone of Destiny, otherwise known as An Lia Fàil, or the Stone of Scone, revered for centuries as a holy relic, played a central role in the coronation of early Scottish kings, the plain of block of sandstone has had a turbulent history, having been fought over, hidden and captured for over 700 years.

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.

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