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date: 22 October 2019

Boson familylocked

(per. c. 1675–1730)
  • Matthew Spriggs

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Boson family (per.c. 1675–1730), preservers of the Cornish language, were key figures in the initial revival of Cornish, at a time towards the end of the seventeenth century when it was realized that the language was rapidly dying out. They came from a long-established landowning and merchant family of ...

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Cornwall Record Office, Truro
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