The History of Leith

July 6, 2007

Archaeologists set to unearth secrets of Scone and its kings

IT IS one of the most evocative sites in Scotland’s turbulent history – the place where Robert the Bruce was crowned King of Scots before his victory over the English at Bannockburn.

From the reign of Kenneth MacAlpin in the ninth century, every Scots king assumed the mantle of power, seated on the Stone of Destiny, on the ancient mound now known as Moot Hill at Scone in Perthshire. for more click here

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