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date: 19 October 2019

Scawen, Williamlocked

  • Matthew Spriggs


Scawen, William (1600–1689), Cornish-language revivalist, was born at St Germans in Cornwall, where his family had resided at Molenick since the time of Edward I. He was the eldest of the six sons and four daughters of Robert Scawen (c.1569–1628), a landowner, and ...

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