Woman who took Stone of Destiny back to Scotland dies

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A leading figure in a plot to return the Stone of Destiny to Scotland more than 60 years ago has died.

Kay Matheson was one of a group of four students who took the relic from Westminster Abbey on Christmas Day 1950.

The stone was taken back to Scotland from where it had been removed by Edward I in 1296 as a spoil of war.

Ms Matheson, who drove a car carrying the stone through police road blocks, died in Wester Ross at the age of 84....



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