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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X, list of Scottish fairs & markets).

MAGNUSMASS. At Watten in Caithness on the last Tuesday of December (Cai. 1845 Stat. Acc.2 XV. 59). See Maunsemas.

[St Magnus was reburied in Kirkwall Cathedral on 13 Dec. 1138 (O.S.), the day being later consecrated to him.]

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