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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.

Westminster Abbey: Nothing is more glorious than sitting with the choir for Evensong! Arrive early if you want a choir seat.

Westminster Abbey: Nothing is more glorious than sitting with the choir for Evensong! Arrive early if you want a choir seat. (So true . we attended an Evensong service while we were there and sat with the choir in

Coronation Chair, Westminster Abbey  Since 1308, when it was commissioned by King Edward I, all but two monarchs have been crowned in the chair.

Visitors Look At the Coronation Chair In Westminster Abbey

Coronation Chair, Westminster Abbey Since when it was commissioned by King Edward I, all but two monarchs have been crowned in the chair. Supposedly the actual Stone of Scone is still beneath it, but who knows.

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.

Left to right:   Katharine of Aragon: a crowned Pomangranate, native of Spain.  Anne Boleyn: a crowned falcon, the Boleyn falcon.  Jane Seymour: a crowned pheonix, mythical creature representing immortality,  Anna of Cleves: The badge of Cleves.  Catherine Howard: The Tudor Rose.  Catherine Parr: Tudor rose sprouting a crowned maiden.

6 wives of henry viii Katharine of Aragon: a crowned Pomangranate, native of…

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.

Queen Victoria - May 24, 1819  London. Died Jan. 22, 1901    English Monarch. Queen of Great Britain and Ireland (1837-1901) and (from 1876) Empress of India. One of the most famous rulers in English history, she was born in London at Kensington Palace in May of 1819.

resting place of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert- Royal Burial Grounds at Frogmore Windsor Berkshire, England Plot: Frogmore Mausoleum. Renaissance Revival in the style of Raphael is the final resting place of Victoria and her consort.

Medieval box for books. Belonged to Anne Boleyn

Manuscript Case Date: first half century Culture: French Medium: Tortoise Shell and ivory Dimensions: Overall: 4 x 3 x 1 in. x x cm) Classification: Ivories Accession Number: The Metropolitan Museum of Art - Manuscript Case

Lady Chapel, Westminster Abbey

Church of England - Westminster Abbey, London, England. Henry VII's Lady Chapel with the flags of the present day Knights Grand Cross of the Most Honourable Order of the Bath.

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).

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