West Britons: Cornish Identities and the Early Modern British State

West Britons Cornish Identities and the Early Modern British State West Britons provides a fresh interpretation of the bloodiest most devastating years in Cornwall s history and a wholly new perspective on the history of the far South West of Britain The book explor

  • Title: West Britons: Cornish Identities and the Early Modern British State
  • Author: Mark Stoyle
  • ISBN: 9780859896887
  • Page: 210
  • Format: Paperback
  • West Britons provides a fresh interpretation of the bloodiest, most devastating years in Cornwall s history and a wholly new perspective on the history of the far South West of Britain The book explores the unprecedented series of rebellions which took place in Cornwall between 1497 and 1648, traces the connections which existed between those revolts and the contemporaryWest Britons provides a fresh interpretation of the bloodiest, most devastating years in Cornwall s history and a wholly new perspective on the history of the far South West of Britain The book explores the unprecedented series of rebellions which took place in Cornwall between 1497 and 1648, traces the connections which existed between those revolts and the contemporary Cornish perception of themselves as a separate people , and argues that Cornish history must be viewed within a British , rather than a purely English context West Britons will be required reading for all those who are engaged in the contemporary political and historical debate over Britishness The book also includes transcriptions of a number of previously unpublished documents, useful to teachers and their students, and a list of some 300 Cornish Royalist officers, of special interest to Civil War enthusiasts and genealogists.

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