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Fourteenth century Cornwall, the Plein-an-Gwary and the staging of the Cornish Ordinalia.

Barry William Roberts

Fourteenth century Cornwall, the Plein-an-Gwary and the staging of the Cornish Ordinalia.

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Dissertation (B.A. History) - King Alfred"s College, 1979.

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Open LibraryOL21686248M

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Fourteenth century Cornwall, the Plein-an-Gwary and the staging of the Cornish Ordinalia. by Barry William Roberts Download PDF EPUB FB2

- Never Say Never (Toshiba -EMI TOCPJapan).zip. Popular belief is convinced that they are 'plen-a-gwary' or 'playing places', amphitheatres created to stage the Cornish Ordinalia, early Fourteenth century Cornwall Christian 'miracle plays'. Indeed, the Ordinalia was performed in these rounds, which made perfect amphitheatres, but most predate the Ordinalia by around years or more.

The Ordinalia are three medieval mystery plays dating to the late fourteenth century, written primarily in Middle Cornish, with stage directions in Latin. New!!: Cornwall and Ordinalia See more» Orogeny. Cornish Ordinalia - set designs, costume designs & plans by Richard Southern for the Cornish Ordinalia, performed at Piran Round, Cornwall by Bristol Univeristy Drama Dept, July Includes annotated photocopy of part of the playtext 'Beginning of the World'; & a poster for the production of 'The Castle of Perseverance' by the Riverside.

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The tragic story is of the adulterous love between the Cornish knight Tristan (Tristram) and the Irish princess Iseult (Isolde, Yseult, etc.).

The narrative predates and most likely influenced the Arthurian romance of Lancelot and Guinevere, and has had a substantial. In the former a superb 16th century plasterwork ceiling tells the story of Susannah and the Elders; the latter has an interior brought from lost Stowe House near Bude, demolished in the 18th century.

Contents include Royal Worcester armorial porcelain, heraldic glass, painted panels by Verrio and Cornish artist Alec Cobbe.

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Tristan and Iseult is a tale made popular during the 12th century through Anglo-Norman literature, inspired by Celtic legend, particularly the stories of Deirdre and Naoise and Diarmuid Ua Duibhne and has become an influential romance and tragedy, retold in numerous sources with many variations.

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