Cornwall's History

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In 1602 Richard Carew in his famous Survey of Cornwall wrote that 'Cornwall, as an entire state, hath at divers times enjoyed sundry titles: of a kingdom, principality, duchy, and earldom'. In the same book he added that the Cornish were still 'fostering a fresh memory of their expulsion long ago by the English' and that the over-inquisitive visitor from over the River Tamar border might be rebuffed by the. Cornish-language retort 'meea navidna cowza-sawzneck' - 'I will not speak English'.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationCornwall, UK
PublisherTor Mark
Number of pages48
ISBN (Print)9780850254495
Publication statusPublished - 2020


  • Cornwall
  • United Kingdom
  • history
  • British industry


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