Details
IMAGE number
MPL2299360
Title
St Edward's Chair - Coronation Chair
Description
The Coronation Chair of Great Britain, otherwise known as St. Edward's Chair or King Edward's Chair, used for the crowning of British monarchs. Underneath is the famous Stone of Scone (also known as Lai-Fail or the Stone of Destiny), removed from Scone, Perthshire by Edward I in 1298. Tradition alleges that the stone, once the pillow of Jacob, was used at the coronation of the Irish kings at Tara prior to its removal to Scotland. Date: 1937
Photo credit
© MEPL / Bridgeman Images
Keywords
tradition / traditional / coronation / coronations / ceremony / ceremonial / chair / throne / thrones / ritual / ancient / british / monarchs / stone / scone / lai / fail / destiny / 1937 / st / edwards / edward's / westminster / abbey / monarchy
Availability
Dimension [pixels] Dimension in 300dpi [mm] File size [MB]
Large 1653 × 2320 px 140 × 196 mm 2 MB
Medium 730 × 1024 px 62 × 87 mm 1 MB
Small 427 × 600 px 36 × 51 mm 0 MB
Copyright
Undetermined copyright
Permissions
PERMISSION REQUIRED FOR NON EDITORIAL USAGE
Restrictions
FRENCH RIGHTS ONLY

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