Patronymica Cornu-Britannica: Or, The Etymology of Cornish Surnames

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Longmans, Green, Reader and Dyer, 1870 - Cornish language - 160 pages
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Page xv - HALLIWELL : Rambles in Western Cornwall, by the Footsteps of the Giants ; with Notes on the Celtic Remains of the Land's End District and the Island of
Page xvi - Cornu-Britannica ; or, an Essay to preserve the Ancient Cornish Language ; containing the Rudiments of that Dialect, in a Cornish Grammar and Cornish-English Vocabulary. By William Pryce, MD
Page 61 - so called for that long before that time was extant upon that place a chapel or temple dedicated to God in the name of St. Martin of Tours, the memory of which is still preserved in the names of St. Martin's fields and woods, heretofore perhaps the
Page 9 - gave name and original to an old family of gentlemen surnamed de Bodrigham or Bodrigan, also Botrigan, who flourished here in great fame wealth and reputation for several descents ; and in particular
Page 25 - That as the miners impute the discovery of tin to St. Perran, so they ascribe its reduction from the ore, in a large way, to an imaginary personage, Saint Chiwidden ; but chi-wadden is the white house, and must therefore mean a smelting or blowing house, where the black ore of tin is converted into a white metal.
Page 6 - the cow, kine, or cattle house or lodge, which place gave name and origin to an old family of gentlemen, surnamed de Bochym, temp. Henry VIII., who were lords of this manor and barton, till such time as John Bochym,
Page 118 - Hoc' ut opinor, id est sevo fiorente puellas, Quod memorant, laticem pertusum congerere in vas, Quod tamen expleri nulla ratione
Page 16 - gave name and origin to an old family of gentlemen surnamed De Bray, who held in this place two parts of a knight's fee of land, 3 Henry IV. I take the Lord Bray of Hampshire to be descended from this family.
Page 36 - gave name and original to an old family of gentlemen surnamed De Dundagell, now extinct, of which family was Robert de Dundagell, who, temp.
Page 68 - tells us in his chronicle that one Madan was a British king in these parts before Julius Caesar landed in Britain, and probably that he lived or died here, in memory of whom this parish is called Madran, now Maddarne. Here also is Maddarne well of water, greatly famous for its healing virtues, of which

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