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Tudor Cornwall By A.L. Rowse,

  • Title: Tudor Cornwall
  • Author: A.L. Rowse
  • ISBN: 9781850220589
  • Page: 477
  • Format: Hardcover
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    1. Dear old, damned old, AL Rowse What a strange man he was totally at odds with 99% of mankind, but obsessed with the history of mankind This is a brilliant account of Cornwall at a critical time in its and England s history Rowse s contempt for the common people the silly, simple people , the idiot people is evident, but then, on the last page of this fine book, totally mitigated in my view at least by these very moving sentences When you consider the superstitions and the imaginings of the old C [...]

    2. Rowse was the preeminent scholar on Cornwall and Tudor England Therefore this book can be considered the bible on the subject as with all his works it is thoroughly researched and well written Cornwall was a world apart from the rest of England due to the Tamar River gorge which created a divide from the whole of England The Cornish people developed unique language, culture, dress and mythology.

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