ecclesiastic st. andrews

When people think of St. Andrew’s, Scotland, they think of the Old Course and the birthplace of golf.  And while that’s true,  what many people don’t realize is that St. Andrews was an important ecclesiastical center during the Medieval Period and remained so until after the Reformation.  When St. Andrews Cathedral was consecrated in 1318 it was the most important church in Scotland in addition to being the largest building in the country.


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