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The Crown Jewels of Scotland,Silver-Gilt Sceptre Presented By POPE Alexander VI,1494


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Scott
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The silver-gilt sceptre,the oldest item in the Scottish regalia,made,1494,presented to James V by POPE Alexander VI.The regalia,first used together,for coronation of Mary Queen of Scots,1543,last by Charles II as King of Scots,at SCONE(stone of Destiny)



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Scott Shaubel (816)
Sunday December 7, 2008, 8:32 am

The crown dates from 1540 and was made from Scottish gold melted down from a previous crown. It was first used when James V wore it for the coronation of his second Queen, Marie of Guise. It is encrusted with 20 precious stones and 22 and gemstones, along with Scottish freshwater pearls.

The silver-gilt sceptre is the oldest item in the Scottish regalia, made in 1494, it was presented to James V by Pope Alexander VI, it was remodelled and lengthened in 1556.

The sword of state was presented to James IV by Pope Julius II in 1507 and is of superb Italian craftsmanship. Its handle is silver gilt, richly decorated with oak leaves and acorns. The break in the blade of the sword occurred when it was snapped in two in 1652, while being hidden from Cromwell's troops. The scabbard is covered in red velvet, richly decorated with filigree work of silver. the belt is of silk and gold thread.

The regalia were first used together at the coronation of the infant Mary Queen of Scots in 1543. The last occasion on which they were used was the coronation of Charles II as King of Scots, at Scone on 1st January, 1651.

During Oliver Cromwell's occupation of Scotland, the jewels were hid at Dunnotar Castle, Cromwell had already notoriously melted down the English Crown Jewels. When Cromwell's troops pursued them there, the regalia were smuggled out in a bag and taken to the church at Kinneff. There they were entrusted into the care of a clergyman named Grainger, who buried them under the pulpit.

Under the terms of the Treaty of Union in 1707 the Crown Jewels were retained at Edinburgh Castle, where they were locked up in an oak chest. Forgotten for over 100 years, they were rediscovered in 1818, one of those present at the opening of the chest was the author Sir Walter Scott. They were put on display to the public at Edinburgh castle along with the Stewart and Lorne jewels.

They were joined, on St. Andrew's day, 30th October, 1996, by the ancient Stone of Destiny, returned to Scotland after 700 years. Generations of Scotland's sovereigns, from the 9th century, had been crowned upon the stone. In 1296 it had been taken and carried to England by Edward I, who had a coronation chair made for it in Westminster Abbey. All subsequent Kings of England were then crowned seated over it. Agreement was finally reached to return the stone to it's country of origin.

Other jewels on display at Edinburgh Castle include the Stewart and Lorne Jewels. The Lorne Jewel is a necklace with a pendant and locket. The Stewart Jewels, the jewels associated with the Stewart dynasty, consist of a ruby ring, a collar of the Order of the Garter and the St. Andrew Jewel. The St. Andrew Jewel was made for James VII and II in 1687-88. It has a cameo of St. Andrew with a saltire and a thistle and is surrounded by twelve diamonds.

They were taken to France in James' possession when he fled the throne before the armies of William of Orange in 1688. They continued to be passed down in the Stuart family, their last owner being James younger grandson, Henry, Cardinal York the last of the luckless Stuart dynasty. On his death in 1807, he bequeathed the jewels to George III, to ensure their return to Britain. On 8th December, 1830, William IV had the jewels housed at Edinburgh Castle.
 

Scott Shaubel (816)
Sunday December 7, 2008, 8:55 am

Maybe Ive a reason to believe
We all will be received
In graceland
 

Scott Shaubel (816)
Sunday December 7, 2008, 9:59 am

there was an old cartoon on tv called Hercules, it had druids, that talked to animals, that hung out at Mount Olympus,

- the DRUID, had a Sceptre, that turned people and things to STONE.


.. the Centaur, always said,.. Gad Zeuss


 

Scott Shaubel (816)
Sunday December 7, 2008, 10:00 am


.. and it always sounded like he was saying,.. god zeuss
 

Scott Shaubel (816)
Sunday December 7, 2008, 10:33 am


there was an old cartoon on tv called Hercules,

it had DRUIDS, that talked to animals, that hung out at Mount Olympus,

- the DRUID, had a SCEPTRE, that turned PEOPLE and things to STONE.


that Zeuss(JEZUESS) dude always used to toss lightning bolts,

... Him (JEZUESS) and the DRUID dude that had the SCEPTRE,.. ).

. that TURNED PEOPLE TO STONE,.. WERE BUDS,..

(The silver-gilt sceptre,the oldest item in the Scottish regalia,made,1494,presented to James V by POPE Alexander VI

.. the Centaur, always said,.. Gad Zeuss

.. and it always sounded like he was saying,.. god zeuss

..... it's funny word,, COINCINDECE..haha :o)
 

Past Member (0)
Monday December 8, 2008, 2:39 am

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just in case any one thinks I'm gone, I'm here. the Eric, Randy, care2

person, that works for queen elizabeth, suspended my account, again,

after care2 deleted over 200 front page stories, that you are not allowed

to see, I guess they are worried about you figuring out something I've

been trying to tell you..again..

it takes about 3 minutes to open a new care2 account.

I'm pretty bored anyways, its about 5:00am, not tired not hungry,

no reason for suspension... care2 are a bunch of nwo controlled,

wait for the end to come, forget about their and your children,..type of

people

thats who I take the abuse for,.. it would be nice to know that they have

past next dec 31 2009, to be alive, and free.


Scott Shaubel, Lizzy, I've had it, time to crank it up, you are done, I have

not been wrong yet, and the only thing you have been able to do to me

in 2 years is suspend my care2 account,..

hahahahahah, I am laughing at you liz, you are done like dinner,.


don't be disalusioned by their lies. codex, nau,...are real.

Scott Shaubel
.. still here,.. always around,

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every lyric and song I put in get deleted, every time I say queen

elizabeth, it gets deleted,
all were front page stories, voted by you,


wake up, speak up, stand up for your rights,..

Scott Shaubel
.. still here,.. always around,
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this part,..is exactly correct..by a dead Bob Marley

But if you know what life is worth,You will look for yours on earth:
We sick an tired of-a your ism-skism game ...
-Dyin n goin to heaven in-a jesus name,.. lord.We know when we
understand:..Almighty,... God .... is a living man...You can fool some

people
sometimes,..But you cant fool all the people all the time...So now we

see the light
...what you gonna do?... We gonna stand up for our rights! yeah.

Scott Shaubel
.. still here,.. always around,
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Past Member (0)
Monday December 8, 2008, 3:09 am

this part,is exactly correct,from a dead Bob Marley...take note,..

But if you know what life is worth,You will look for yours on earth:
We sick an tired of-a your ism-skism game ...
-Dyin n goin to heaven in-a jesus name,.. lord.We know when we
understand:..Almighty,... God .... is a living man...You can fool some people
sometimes,..But you cant fool all the people all the time...So now we see the light
...what you gonna do?... We gonna stand up for our rights! yeah.

Scott

 
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