Scone sentence example

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  • Within little more than six weeks Bruce, collecting his adherents in the south-west, passed from Lochmaben to Glasgow and thence to Scone, where he was crowned king of Scotland on the 27th of March 1306.
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  • On the death of Alexander's daughter, Margaret of Norway (1283), and of his son, the prince of Scotland, without issue, the estates, at Scone, recognized Margaret's infant daughter as rightful successor.
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  • He seized the Black Rood, the coronation stone of Scone, St Margaret's fragment of the True Cross, and many documents; then he marched north as far as Elgin.
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  • Edward Baliol was enabled to seize and fortify Perth and was crowned at Scone, as Edward I.
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  • By the terms of the decree of 1318 Robert now succeeded to the throne, and was crowned at Scone in March 13 71.
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  • Among the latter were those of Scone and Inchcolm.
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  • Baking: Tasty treats such as blueberry pie, tart, muffin, scone, or other desserts are popular for blue candles.
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  • This is Mount Wingen, situated in a spur of the Liverpool Range and close to the town of Scone.
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  • Landing at Kinghorn in Fifeshire in August 1332, he gained a complete victory over the Scots under Donald, earl of Mar, at Dupplin Moor, took Perth, and on the 24th of September was crowned king of Scotland at Scone.
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  • An attack was made upon the English justiciar, Ormsby, who was holding his court at Scone.
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  • It was here that the: "Stone of Destiny," now contained in the base of the coronation chair at Westminster Abbey, was kept before its removal to Scone.
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  • Early in February 1306 he stabbed the Red Comyn before the high altar, in the church of the Franciscans at Dumfries: Comyn's uncle was also slain, and Bruce, from his castle of Lochmaben, summoned his party to arms; he was supported by the bishops of St Andrews and Glasgow, and by Sir James of Douglas, and was promptly crowned by the countess of Buchan, representing the clan MacDuff, at Scone.
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  • In March 1364 David laid the projects before a parliament at Scone, which firmly refused its assent.
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  • The king died at Dundonald on the 13th of May 1390, and was buried at Scone.
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  • In 846 or 848 he transported the relics of St Columba to a church which he had constructed at Scone.
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  • He beat the regent Mar at the battle of Dupplin, seized Perth and Edinburgh, and crowned himself at Scone.
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  • Scone palace - scone palace - Scone is a place that breathes history like nowhere else in Scotland.
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  • The inauguration stone of the Irish kings, the Lia Fail, or Stone of Destiny, fabled to have been the pillow of the patriarch Jacob on the occasion of his dream of the heavenly ladder, was said to have been presented by Murkertagh to the king of Dalriada, by whom it was conveyed to Dunstaffnage Castle in Scotland (see Scone).
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  • Scone Palace - Scone is a place that breathes history like nowhere else in Scotland.
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  • Kenneth is alleged to have brought the Stone of Destiny, on which the Celtic kings were crowned, from Dunstaffnage Castle on Loch Etive, and to have deposited it in Scone, whence it was conveyed to Westminster Abbey (where it lies beneath the Coronation Chair) by Edward I.
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  • Probably the ancient House of Scone, which stood near the abbey, provided the kings with temporary accommodation.
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  • Two hundred yards east of the mansion is an ancient gateway, supposed to have led to the old House of Scone, and near it stands the cross of Scone, removed hither from its original site in the town.
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  • In consequence Perth lost its status as capital, in which it had succeeded to Scone, and the Parliament Courts were transferred to Edinburgh in 1482.
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  • An assembly was being held at Scone; the Bruces did not appear, but, by the 7th of October, they arrived in arms, on a rumour of the queen's death.
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  • On the 17th of November 1292 Edward decided, against Scottish custom (if such custom really existed), in favour of Baliol, who did fealty, and, amidst cries of dissent, was crowned at Scone on the 26th of December.
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  • Scotland was to be forgiven the ransom, receive the Stone of Scone and retain its independent title as a kingdom: her parliaments were to be held within her own borders; her governors and magistrates were to be Scots, freedom of trade was guaranteed, and the earl of Douglas was to be restored to his English estates, or to an equivalent.
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  • Crowned at Scone a few days after his accession, James began at once to take an active part in the business of government.
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  • With the reign of James I., whose coronation took place at Scone on the 21st of May 1424, constitutional sovereignty may be said to begin in Scotland.
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  • On the ist of January 1651 he was crowned at Scone, when he was forced to repeat his oaths to both the covenants.
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  • That used by the sovereign dates from the time of Edward I., and contains beneath its seat the stone of Scone, or stone of destiny, on which the Celtic kings were crowned.
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  • He raised his banner, and was, hastily crowned at Scone on the 25th of March; by that time the rising had burst out in many shires of Scotland, but it was neither unanimous nor complete.
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  • At this time he changed his baptismal name of John, which was unpopular owing to its connexion with John de Baliol, for that of Robert, being crowned at Scone in August 1390 as King Robert III.
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  • "Think how long it must have taken her to write it," Dean continued as he munched on a scone and glanced over her shoulder.
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  • In December he held a parliament at Scone, where he displayed the same wisdom as a legislator which he had shown as a general.
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  • It dates from the 13th century, occupying the site of the earlier stronghold in which was kept the Stone of Destiny prior to its removal to Scone in 843.
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  • The abbey was founded in 1115 by Alexander I., but long before this date Scone had been a centre of ecclesiastical activity and the seat of a monastery.
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  • Most of the Scottish kings were crowned at Scone, the last function being held on the 1st of January 1651, when Charles II.
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