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Check the following piece of conversation between Ross and Macduff in act 2 scene 4 and you will find your answer:
Ross: Where is Duncan's body?
Macduff: Carried to Colme-kill,
The sacred storehouse of his predecessors
And guardian of their bones.
Colme-kill was the island of Iona, one of the Western Isles which was the burial--'sacred storehouse'--of former kings of Scotland. Duncan's body was carried to the place for burial which, according to Holinshed's Chronicles, took place in 1046. Even when Duncan's burial was underway, Macbeth had been to Scone for the ceremony of his enthronement.
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