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Cornish Rebels Cornish Rebels

Credit for this entry to:
Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

Plaque: Cornish Rebels

Erection date: 21/6/1997

Inscription

{Original Cornish:}
Rak perthy cofa, Myghal Josep an Gof ha Thomas Flamank, hembrynkysy an Gernowyon a geskerdhas bys dhe Loundres. Y a vu fethys omma ha godhevel dyalans dhe Dyburn 27 ans Mys Metheven 1497,
Y a’s tevyth hanow a bes vynytha ha bry a dhur hep merwel.
Drehevys gans Cowethas Kernewek Loundres ha’n Orseth Kernow 21 ans Mys Metheven 1997
Res gans Leghven Delabol.

{English Translation:}
In memory of Michael Joseph the smith and Thomas Flamank, leaders of the Cornish who marched to London. They were defeated here and suffered execution at Tyburn 27th June 1497.
They shall have a name perpetual and fame permanent and immortal.
Erected by the London Cornish Association and the Cornish Gorsedd 21st June 1997.
Donated by Delabole Slate.

Site: Cornish Rebels (1 memorial)

SE3, Charlton Way

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Cornish Rebels

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48415

Thomas Flamank

Lawyer, born in Bodmin, Cornwall. In 1497, King Henry VII needed to raise mon...

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48420

Michael an Gof

Blacksmith, born in St Keverne, Cornwall. See Thomas Flamank for the story.

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Cornish Rebels

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48424

Cornish Gorsedd

The Gorsedh is a non-political, non affiliated to any religion, non-profit-m...

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48425

Delabole Slate

Delabole Slate has been used ss a building material for over 600 years.

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48423

London Cornish Association

A non-political, non-sectarian, cultural and social organisation which promot...

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