In Scottish students broke into Westminster Abbey and stole the Stone of Scone from beneath the British Throne.
The Scottish Stone of Scone – or Stone of Destiny – is probably one of the most famous and only remaining reminders of ancient and sacred kingship.
The Guardian, 4 July John Major's announcement that the Stone of Destiny plundered by the English will return to Scotland took. This tradition, it is. Read our Privacy and Cookie Policies to find out. Worse still, the Stone itself split into two uneven pieces. Click to set custom HTML. The entire escapade made headlines across Fringed Pitcher-Plant world.