Who was St Magnus and why is he important?

Activity: KE and Outreach activitiesTypes of Public engagement and outreach - Schools engagement


A talk on St Magnus Earl of Orkney as evidenced in the written sources follwoed by a discussion of the traditions, stories, place-names and archaeology associated with Magnus.
Period19 Apr 2017
Held atOrphir Community School, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionLocal


  • medieval history
  • Orkneyinga Saga
  • saints