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Education In The West Of England, 1066-1548


This book is a study of all the known schools in the six counties of the West of England, from the Conquest to the Reformation. The account of each school covers (as far as possible) its origins, constitution, endowment and history up to the middle of the sixteenth century.





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9780859897075 | Published: 2020
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English Church Dedications


Forgotten after the Reformation, churches were revived on the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries with many guesses and mistakes, resulting in numerous alterations. Part One surveys their history in England from Roman ties to the present day. Part Two is a list of all 800 ancient parish churches and religious houses in Cornwall and Devon.





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9780859895163 | Published: 1996
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Exeter And Its Region


This volume provides authoritative and up-to-date accounts of the archaeology, history, economy and political structure of Devon and Exeter against the wider physical and biological background of the south-west peninsula as a whole.





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9780859897082 | Published: 2020
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Faction And Faith


In this book, Anne Duffin draws upon new source material, combining national documents and local family collections with an analysis of churchwardens' accounts, borough records and over 350 wills. She challenges the view that Cornwall was naturally royalist and presents a picture of a politically-aware and religiously-splintered society.





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9780859894357 | Published: 1996
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The Folklore of Cornwall


Piskies, mermaids, giants, and a revenant bridegroom: the stuff of legend. In the hands of skilled storytellers – the famed droll tellers of Cornwall – the result was magical. Considered in the context of narratives throughout Northern Europe, enchantment can be understood as well as enjoyed in this new way to look at Cornwall. 10b&w illus.





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9780859894703
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From Deliverance To Destruction


This is a study of the city of Exeter during the Great Civil War of 1642-46; it offers a lively, immediate account of how one English city slid, inexorably, into the chaos of civil war. The main text is accompanied by a generous collection of transcripts from original seventeenth-century documents.





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9780859894784 | Published: 1996
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The Garden History Of Devon


A reference guide to historical sources for over 200 Devon gardens. It also provides an introduction for would-be garden historians on how to conduct garden research. Each entry begins with a brief section describing the garden's history, amplified by quotations from contemporary travellers and diarists.





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9780859894531 | Published: 1995
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Gentry Leaders In Peace And War


The strength of the government of Devon in the early seventeenth century lay in the quality of its leaders. They ruled together in harmony, free from rivalries, the influence of any powerful resident nobles and saved from religious conflicts. This book emphasizes this strength through a series of biographical studies.





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9780859895132 | Published: 1997
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The Geology Of Cornwall


The geology of Cornwall has been the subject of continuing investigation since the end of the seventeenth century. A literature of great historical interest exists, and this is analysed in this book alongside a wide-ranging review of the current position and assessments of the environmental consequences of rock and mineral exploitation.





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9780859894326 | Published: 1998
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9780859895293 | Published: 1998
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9780859899154 | Published: 2015
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The Geology Of Devon


Devon shows perhaps one of the most varied displays of geology in the British Isles. The Geology of Devon covers the geological development of the county and adjacent areas from Devonian times to the present day. This is a reprint of the original edition of The Geology of Devon, first published in 1982 and reprinted three times.





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9780859892476 | Published: 1982
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