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Elgin Cathedral Epitaph

Here lie I, Martin Elginbrodde:
Have mercy on my soul, O God,
As I would do, if I were God,
And You were Martin Elginbrodde.

Elgin Cathedral was completed in the 13th century and is now a historic ruin in Moray, north-east Scotland. It was destroyed and rebuilt several times in three centuries. Following the Scottish Reformation in 1560, the building fell into decay until restoration efforts began in the 19th century.

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