[Spellyans] yesterday's BIG surprise
ken at ferintosh.org
Mon Jun 4 18:42:57 BST 2012
Some very instructive stuff here, David.
Many thanks for sending it. The inclusion of Baner Peran amongst 'county'
and 'regional' flags is well observed. What is interesting here is that it
seems to have been the only one such to have been included amongst the
'national' flags on Gloriana.
I am inclined to go with Ewan in feeling that someone in the Palace or Royal
Household was minded to have it included. Devon did not get the same accord
- or any of the others.
Sorry to wander off topic. - an ken Ken
From: spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net [mailto:spellyans-bounces at kernowek.net]
On Behalf Of David Trethewey
Sent: 04 June 2012 17:01
To: spellyans at kernowek.net
Subject: Re: [Spellyans] yesterday's BIG surprise
I think this may have been a last minute addition judging from the following
http://www.flaginstitute.org/Thames_Pageant_Flag_Guide.pdf - where St.
Piran's banner is listed under "county and regional flags"
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-devon-18307741 - where a graphic shows
Gloriana with 4 flags including what appears to be 2 St. George's crosses.
A cynic might say it is a sop to the Cornish after Prince Charles decided to
concrete over the Tregurra valley near Truro for a new Waitrose to sell more
Duchy Originals biscuits.
On 04/06/12 17:00, ewan wilson wrote:
> I too saw both it and at least one other Baner Peran on one of the
> 'little ships', if my memory serves me correctly. The latter, however
> welcome, might be expected on a Cornish vessel, but the one on the
> Gloriana seems far more significant, as you say. It implies somebody
> in the Palace is keen to see all the indigenous tongues of these
> islands given due respect and recognition.
> It ties in with my point on the potential power of royal example. In
> proper deference to the request to keep this site in matters more
> specifically linguistic I shall say no more, but hope you'll forgive
> this one further reference, simply because it WAS so good to see the
> old tongues granted due respect! I even heard part of the BBC
> commentary - much of which was pretty dismal and disjointed in my
> opinon- note the presence of the Baner!
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Herbie Blackburn"
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> To: "'Standard Cornish discussion list'" <spellyans at kernowek.net>
> Sent: Monday, June 04, 2012 12:05 PM
> Subject: Re: [Spellyans] yesterday's BIG surprise
>> Craig wrote 'There flew Baner Peran for all to see'.
>> I noticed that too - and also what I thought was a gig with the Baner
>> Peran on as well.
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