New book: Richard G Jenkin – a great son of Cornwall

Edited by Derek R. Williams   rjenkin326 pages  ISBN 978 1 903427 85 9

From the 1950s through to the 1990s, Richard Jenkin was at the very centre of Cornish cultural and political life, and an important figure in the revival of Cornish consciousness.

Chairman of Mebyon Kernow – The Party for Cornwall, twice the Grand Bard of Gorsedh Kernow, President of the International Celtic Congress, and President of the Federation of Old Cornwall Societies.
Richard was also a writer, editor, poet, preacher and speaker, and tireless champion of the Cornish language.

As well as original essays about various aspects of his work for Cornwall and the wider Celtic world by Jori Ansell, Bert Biscoe, Dick Cole, widow Ann Trevenen Jenkin, and son Conan Jenkin, plus Colin Murley, Donald R. Rawe, Peter W. Thomas, and Derek R. Williams, this book also features examples of Jenkin’s writings, both poetry and prose, reminiscences and tributes from personal friends and colleagues.

This book was produced in association with Gorsedh Kernow and with funding from a number of other organisations.

£12.50        From Francis Boutle Publishers:

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Richard as Berth Meur

16 October, 2013