Scottish Coronation Stone, the Stone of Destiny. (The Stone of Scone) The stone itself is a block of red sandstone, and was said to have been used by Jacob, father of the twelve tribes of Israel, as a pillow.
Regency Hot Spots: Hanover Square Rooms, via Regency Reader. The Hanover Square Rooms, or Queen's Concert Rooms, were established in 1774 in apartments at the corner of Hanover Square in London. For a century, this was the main concert venue in London.
Opened in 1816, Millbank Prison was intended to lead the way in a progressive style of prison design and management in the UK. It barely lasted 70 years, however, and was overtaken as the National Penitentiary by Pentonville. For most of Millbank's life, it was used to hold prisoners awaiting 'transportation' to Australia. It may well have been just such prisoners who once occupied these Millbank cells, now located under the Morpeth Arms, once the 'local' for prison staff.