From the Lizard to Deptford Bridge – a guest post

An Gof and the Cornish Rebellion 1497 As the early summer sun seared upon Bodmin Moor, sweeping south westwards to Goonhilly Downs , which straddles a swathe of the Lizard Peninsula , the tortured arid landscapes  weren’t the only features of 1497 Cornwall, threatening to ignite in a blaze of fiery agitation. In  1337 the… Continue reading From the Lizard to Deptford Bridge – a guest post

The First Cornish Rebellion

(guest post by Max) Fire raging, Wild south-west . Bright beacon blazon sad oppressed. Michael Joseph, Martyred name . Behold him lead the fervent flame. Artisan of iron and steel. Man of Cornwall, Steadfast zeal. Justice, Law, Flamank’s desire. One and all for rustic shire. Flag of Piran, Cross of white . Proclaiming peasants’ human… Continue reading The First Cornish Rebellion