Elgin Cathedral

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Elgin Cathedral
Denomination Pre-Reformation kirk
History
Authorisin papal bull 10 Aprile 1224 (1224-04-10)
Foonder(s) Bishop Andreas de Moravia
Dedication The Holy Trinity
Dedicatit 19 Julie 1224 (1224-07-19)
Events Cathedral an chanonry damaged bi fire – in 1270, 1390 an 1402
Associatit fowk Keeng Alexander II
Alexander Stewart, Earl o Buchan
Alexander Gordon, 1st Earl o Huntly
John Shanks
Architecture
Functional status Ruin
Heritage designation Category 'A' leetit biggin
Administration
Deanery Elgin
Inverness
Strathbogie
Strathspey
Diocese Moray (est. x1114–1127x1131)
Clergy
Bishop(s) (O significance)
Bricius de Douglas
Andreas de Moravia
Alexander Bur
Patrick Hepburn

Elgin Cathedral, sometimes cried The Lantern o the North, is a historic ruin in Elgin, Moray, north-east Scotland. The cathedral, dedicatit tae the Holy Trinity, wis established in 1224 on land grantit bi Keeng Alexander II ootside o the burgh o Elgin an close tae the River Lossie. It replaced the cathedral at Spynie, 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) tae the north, that wis served bi a smaa chapter o aicht clerics.

Coordinates: 57°39′02″N 03°18′20″W / 57.65056°N 3.30556°W / 57.65056; -3.30556