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The church is dedicated to St Magnus the Martyr, the pious and gentle earl of Orkney who was executed by his cousin in 1118 AD, and canonised in 1135 AD.
The church is dedicated to St Magnus the Martyr, the pious and gentle earl of Orkney who was executed by his cousin in 1118 AD, and canonised in 1135 AD. Rebuilt after the Great Fire of London in 1666 to designs by Sir Christopher Wren, its clock tower is a well known landmark in the neighbourhood.
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