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Cornwall in the Age of Rebellion, 1490-1660

Edited by Philip Payton

Cornwall in the Age of Rebellion, 1490-1660
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Hardback, 320 pages £60.00
Published: 2021
ISBN: 9781905816200
Format: 229mm x 152mm
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Subjects: British History, Cornish Studies, History, University of Exeter Press

This book brings together a number of specialist scholarly articles published previously in the series Cornish Studies, and presents them in revised form as a history of Cornwall in the early modern period, focussing especially on issues of language, identity and rebellion in the decades between 1490 and 1690.

Cornwall in the Age of Rebellion Philip Payton 

Where Cornish was Spoken and When? A Provisional Synthesis Matthew Spriggs

‘a . . . concealed envy against the English’: A Note on the aftermath of the 1497 Rebellions in Cornwall Philip Payton

Tyranny in Beunans Meriasek Lynette Olson

The Helston Shoemakers’ Gild and a Possible Connection with the 1549 Rebellion Joanna Mattingly

Glasney’s Parish Clergy and the Tregear Manuscript D.H. Frost

‘On My Grave a Marble Stone’: Early Cornish Memorialization Paul Cockerham 

‘Sir Richard Grenville’s Creatures’: The New Cornish Tertia.  1644-46 Mark Stoyle 

Afterlife of an Army: The Old Cornish Regiments, 1643-44  Mark Stoyle

William Scawen (1600-1689) – A Neglected Cornish Patriot and Father of the                                      Cornish Language Revival Matthew Spriggs

Who was the Duchesse of Cornwall in Nicholas Boson’s (c1660-70) ‘The   Duchesse      of Cornwall’s Progresse to see the Land’s End . . .?  Matthew Spriggs

The Recent Historiography of Early Modern Cornwall Mark Stoyle

Propaganda and the Tudor State or Propaganda of the Tudor Historians Bernard Deacon 

Conclusion Philip Payton

Publication Details:

 Hardback , 320 pages
 229mm x 152mm
18 b&w photos, 7 maps, 4 tables

BIC Code:
  HIS015000, HIS018000, HIS031000, HIS037020, LAN000000
 University of Exeter Press


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