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histories of Launceston and Dunheved, in the county of Cornwall

Richard Peter

histories of Launceston and Dunheved, in the county of Cornwall

by Richard Peter

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Published by W. Brendon and Son in Plymouth .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBy Richard Peterand his son, Otho Bathurst Peter.
ContributionsPeter, Otho Bathurst.
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 423 p. :
Number of Pages423
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21395658M

Morice had inherited the parliamentary interest at Launceston from his cousin Sir William Morice, M.P. for Launceston from till his death in January At the general election of the Duke of Bedford challenged Morice’s interest at the adjacent borough of Newport, but did not interfere at Launceston.   To be the county town in Cornwall meant you were regarded as the centre of Cornwall, in the same way that London is regarded as the capital .

Launceston (/ ˈ l æ n s ən / LAN-son, rarely /ˈlɔːns(t)ən/ LAWN-ston; Cornish: Lannstefan; rarely spelled Lanson) is a town, ancient borough, and civil parish in east Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.. Dunheved was the Saxon name for the town.. Launceston is situated just over one mile ( km) west of the River Tamar which marks the border between Cornwall and Devon [2] and is often.   The Histories of Launceston and Dunheved, in the County of Cornwall (Classic Reprint) [Richard Peter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Excerpt from The Histories of Launceston and Dunheved, in the County of Cornwall Every decade within the last eight hundred years. It is of remarkable interest to know that the numerous. />About the Publisher .

History Edit. The Cornish name of "Launceston", Lannstevan, means the "church enclosure of St Stephen" and is derived from the former monastery at St Stephen's a few miles north-west (the castle and town were originally named Dunheved) and the Common Brittonic placename element ed was the Southwestern Brittonic name for the town in the West Saxon period. Launceston was later the county town of Cornwall until when Bodmin replaced it. The lands of Robert, Count of Mortain, became the core holdings of the feudal barony of Launceston, and the Fleming family continued to hold most of their manors from that barony, as can be seen from entries in the Book of Fees.


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Fast and free shipping free returns cash on delivery available on eligible : Richard Peter. History. The Cornish name of "Launceston", Lannstevan, means the "church enclosure of St Stephen" and is derived from the former monastery at St Stephen's a few miles north-west (the castle and town were originally named Dunheved) and the Common Brittonic placename element ed was the Southwestern Brittonic name for the town in the West Saxon period.

Full text of "The histories of Launceston and Dunheved, in the county of Cornwall" See other formats. Dunheved was the county town, where the assizes were held, a duchy of Cornwall borough and a stannary town. Incorporated as the mayor and commonalty of Dunheved inthe borough was, by Cornish standards, a place of some prosperity.

The most important of these, Dunheved, was founded soon after the Conquest, and as head of the honor of Launceston became the judicial headquarters of Cornwall with the county gaol in the castle.

But its position, so near the border with Devon, made it highly inconvenient of access, and by the early 16th century Lostwithiel had largely. The medieval parliamentary borough may, therefore, have had a total population of no more than But other factors gave Dunheved an importance greater than its size suggests: Launceston was the ‘strategic key of the peninsula’, guarding the approaches to Cornwall, and the castle at Dunheved was not only considered to be worth keeping in.

The Histories Of Launceston And Dunheved, In The County Of Cornwall by Peter, Richard & Peter, Otho Bathurst. W Brendon & Son, George Street Plymouth, 1st edition. Hardback. Cloth, G+.

viii+pp, b/w frontis, 3 folding plates, 1 large folding maps, 9 b/w plates, 19 b/w illustrations, index, cloth rubbed & marked, upper hinge weak at the pastedown gutter, internally in good order with. Learn about Dunheved Bowls Club and it's rich history. Find out about our bowls sessions and social events.

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Launceston St Mary Magdalene is an Ancient Parish and a market town in the county of Cornwall. Alternative names: Dunheved, St Mary Magdalene, St Mary Magdalene Launceston. Parish church: Parish registers begin: Parish registers: ; Bishop’s Transcripts: ; Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Launceston, a municipal borough and head of a county court, a petty sessional, and a union workhouse district in Cornwall. The town stands on the Kensey near its junction with the Tamar, and has a station on the L.

& S.W.R., and is the terminal station on the Launceston and South Devon section of the G.W.R., miles from London. The Histories Of Launceston And Dunheved, In The County Of Cornwall [Richard & Peter, Otho Bathurst Peter] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The histories of Launceston and Dunheved, in the county of Cornwall: Author: Richard Peter () (of Launceston) and Otho Bathurst Peter () (his son) Year: Publisher: W.

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