[Spellyans] Memorial to the Prayer Book Rebellion of 1549

Craig Weatherhill craig at agantavas.org
Fri Aug 14 17:03:25 IST 2009


Patience, a Ken ken.  I'm working on it.

Craig

On 14 Est 2009, at 16:12, Ken MacKinnon wrote:

> A gowetha wheg,
>
> This may be getting the discussion off-course - but these responses  
> remind us that there is a considerable public need for an  
> authoritative history accessible by the public on what happened in  
> history to the Cornish language - and how this was brought  
> about.     The constitutional position of Cornwall likewise needs  
> retrieval fro its present position: swept under the carpet.  People  
> like Angarrack have fulminated on this - but a more measured  
> approach is overdue.  Tim Saunders has also written a series of  
> articles - but they are privately circulated and I do not think he  
> has ever published them.
>
> - an Ken ken
>
> Ken MacKinnon is now on Broadband  with new e-mail addresses:-
>
> ken at ferintosh.org
> and also at:-
> ken.ferintosh at googlemail.com
>
> My former e-mail addresses are no longer able to be used.
>
> (Prof) Ken MacKinnon
> Ivy Cottage, Ferintosh,
> The Black Isle, by Dingwall,
> Ross-shire  IV 7 8HX
> Scotland  UK
>
> Tel: 01349 - 863460
>
>
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Craig Weatherhill" <craig at agantavas.org 
> >
> To: "Standard Cornish discussion list" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
> Sent: Wednesday, August 12, 2009 10:37 AM
> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] Memorial to the Prayer Book Rebellion of 1549
>
>
>> Exactly - it was an uprising. A 'rebellion' can only take place
>> against a legitimate authority.  Just 41 years previously, the  
>> Charter
>> of Pardon issued by Henry VII gave the Cornish Parliament the power  
>> of
>> veto over Acts of the Westminster Parliament.  Cranmer's Act of
>> Uniformity was forcibly imposed and trampled all over those rights.
>> The Cornish veto was actually published in the form of the Articles  
>> of
>> Demand sent from Castle Canyke and were ignored - an act that removed
>> the legitimacy of the London Authorities.  I've actually researched
>> and written a lengthy account of the whole event, intended to be part
>> of a book giving true (and not politically distorted) accounts of
>> several events in Cornish history.  These will include the non-
>> conquest of Cornwall by the Wessex kings and a new account of the
>> Spanish Raid of 1595, using the Spanish captain's own report, rather
>> than the third-hand account given by Carew..
>>
>> Craig
>>
>>
>>
>>
>> On 11 Est 2009, at 19:50, Ray Chubb wrote:
>>
>>> Glasney was not sold off and dismantled at the time of the
>>> dissolution of the monasteries.  This was done at the time of the
>>> Prayer Book Uprising.  It was almost as if the authorities wanted to
>>> wipe the Cornish and their language off the face of the earth.  No
>>> wonder there was an uprising.  I refuse to call a fight for human
>>> rights a rebellion.
>>>
>>> Read:   The History of Glasney College by James Whetter ISBN
>>> 0-907018-42-4
>>>
>>> On 11 Est 2009, at 15:02, Craig Weatherhill wrote:
>>>
>>>>> The Prayer Book Rebellion in 1549 under Edward VI was quite a
>>>>> different matter from the dissolution of the monasteries and
>>>>> religious houses under Henry VIII and it is curious that the two
>>>>> events have been confused in this memorial.
>>>
>>> Ray Chubb
>>>
>>> Portreth
>>> Kernow
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
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>> --
>> Craig Weatherhill
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