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Essays in Cornish History
Originally published in 1935 by Oxford University Press, in a subscribers' edition in conjunction with the Royal Institution of Cornwall, Essays in Cornish History has become too well known to require any introduction to those interested in Cornwall or its history. It is a rare combination of scholarship and readibility ranging over much of the county's medieval past, ...more
Hardcover, 228 pages
Published 1963 by Bradford Barton
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This is a wonderful book, long out of print but not impossible to find. It is extraordinary that, notwithstanding the distinguished scholars who followed him (A L Rowse, Philip Payton etc), Henderson is still regarded by many as the greatest of the 20th century's Cornish historians. Anyone involved in serious research into Cornwall will soon enough encounter his papers and manuscripts in the Royal Institution of Cornwall's archives and elsewhere - there seems not to be a corner of the county ...more