Interior of St Magnus Cathedral, Kirkwall, Orkney

Kirkwall's St Magnus Cathedral is Britain's most northerly cathedral. The cathedral was founded in 1137 by Viking Earl Rognvald during a time when the archipelago was still under the rule of the Norse Earls of Orkney. The cathedral was named and built in honour of St Magnus, who was Earl Rognvald's martyred uncle.
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