An eleventh-century account of the foundation legend of Laurencekirk, and of Queen Margaret's pilgrimage there

Alan MacQuarrie

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    Abstract

    In the middle ages and into the seventeenth century the parish of St Laurence of Canterbury in Mearns was usually referred to as Conveth, and the Parish Kirk was the Kirk on Conveth. Only later did the modern name Laurencekirk gain currency.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)95-109
    Number of pages15
    JournalInnes Review
    Volume47
    Issue number2
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Dec 1996

    Keywords

    • Laurencekirk
    • Conveth
    • Kirk
    • Parish
    • pilgrimage
    • Queen Margaret
    • Scottish history

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