porthleven food festival 2016

Crossing the Tamar – 1497 Cornish uprising.

Extract from John Angarrack’s  ‘Our Future is History‘… To place additional pressure on Cornish society, the Duke’s father, Henry VII, rescinded the right of the Cornish to seek recourse to justice through their customary legal system. As soon as the limited protection from the Stannary Charters was withdrawn, a new imperial taxation measure was proposed. […]