The Stone of Scone or Stone of Destiny is the coronation stone that was used during the coronation ceremonies of Scottish monarchs. The tradition was later adopted by British monarchs after the Stone was stolen during the war of independence.
ome of the Lewis Chessmen may not have been chessmen at all according to new research. The and century gaming pieces which were discovered in Uig on the Isle of Lewis in 1831 are considered to be Scotland’s most renowned archaeological find.
Border Reivers: The Armstrongs, who styled themselves a Scottish family were probably fm Cumberland...for two centuries, they ran rings around the English and Scots authorities. The phrase "A law unto themselves" could have been invented for the Armstrongs." fm "The Border Line" p42-3, E. Robson. (pin: by Bill Ewart of Langholm, SCT)