Tag Archives: history

Cornwall’s True Name

By Craig Weatherhill Just as “Wales” is not that nation’s true name (its native and proper name is Cymru), so “Cornwall” is not the true name of our homeland, either. …

A bridge too far? Polson Bridge Cornwall’s protectors make a stand

Lies berdh a dheth dhe Bons Pollmen de, ow komprehendya Bardh Meur Kernow….. “Gwithoryon on ni, nyns in ni protestyoryon!” Many bards came to Polson Bridge yesterday, including the Grand…

[New Book] Cornwall’s First Golden Age – From Arthur to the Normans (A review)

Author: Bernard W. Deacon (former Senior Lecturer, Institute of Cornish Studies, University of Exeter) https://bernarddeacon.wordpress.com/ Publisher:  Francis Boutle Publishers, London, 2016    ISBN:  978 0 9935344 47   Cover price:  14:99  Paperback…

County, Duchy, Nation or Country? The Case For Cornwall!

by Craig Weatherhill     Introduction FOR many decades, Cornwall has been the poor relation in the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.  It vies with the west of…

New: Cornish Bards of Australia and New Zealand/Berdh Kernow Ostrali ha Mordir Nowydh

NEW Gorsedh Kernow publication Cornish Bards of Australia and New Zealand/Berdh Kernow Ostrali ha Mordir Nowydh The book’s preamble says: “Cornish men and women settled in many parts of the…

“Historic site consent process unfit for purpose” says Grand Bard

Speaking at the Proclamation Ceremony announcing St Keverne as the site of the 2016 Open Gorsedh, the newly installed Grand Bard Telynor an Weryn (Dr Merv Davey) evoked one of…

Silver Threads Among the Gold, 25 years

More than a Gathering, It’s a Reunion – On the Pacific Campus in Stockton Whether your alma mater is a high school or college, a technical s c h o…

1,200 year old skeletons found at St Piran’s Oratory, Cornwall

Skeletons uncovered during last year’s excavation of St Piran’s Oratory, Perranporth have been dated to around 800 AD.  This nationally significant discovery confirms an early Christian presence at the site…

Cornish Cousins designate “Cornish Town USA”

It’s official: Grass Valley, California, is the most Cornish place in America. And so is Gold Hill, Nevada. And soon, New Almaden, California.  And after that perhaps an historic settlement…

Westminster Government quango English Heritage crossed the border for meetings

Bardh Meur (Grand Bard) of Gorsedh Kernow hosted meeting with English Heritage A very important and constructive meeting took place today (20 November, 2014) between Bardh Meur (Maureen Fuller) and…