King Edward's Chair (in Westminster Abbey), the throne on which British monarchs sit for their coronation. It was commissioned in 1296 by King Edward I to contain the coronation stone of Scotland (Stone of Scone) which he captured from the Scots and was used in every coronation except two. The stone was returned to Scotland in 1996.
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Coronation Chair made on the orders of King Edward I in 1300. almost every monarch has been crowned in this chair except... Edward V and Edward VIII, and Mary II. was made to house the Stone of Scone, which was brought from Scotland in 1296. The stone was returned to Scotland in 1996 and is now shown at Edinburgh Castle. However it will be returned for coronations.
Kay Metheson standing behind Scotland's Stone of Destiny. Ms. Metheson was one of four Scottish nationalists who stole the stone from Westminster Abbey on Christmas Day, 1950. The stone, the coronation seat of Scottish kings, was taken from Scotland in 1296 by Edward I and made into the seat of the coronation chair for future kings of England. Ms. Metheson and 3 others stole the stone and hid it for 5 months. In 1996 England officially returned the stone to Scotland.