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First published 1976 (SND Vol. X, list of Scottish fairs & markets).
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ST MAGNUS MARKET. At Halkirk in December (Cai. 1845 Stat. Acc.2 XV. 78). Kirkwall Lammas Market in Aug. has recently been revived as St Magnus Fair.

[From St Magnus of Orkney. See Magnusmass above.]

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