During the Civil War, King Charles I sent a letter of thanks to the Cornish for their support. Copies of this letter can still be seen in some churches in Cornwall.
During the Prayer Book Conflict, the English army killed 900 unarmed Cornish prisoners at Clyst Heath in Devon. This became known as the Clyst Heath Massacre.
The Minack Theatre has just one granite seat, dedicated to the gardener Billy Rawlings, who helped create the theatre with its founder, Rowena Cade.
The Cornish landscape has changed dramatically from centuries past to the present day. By looking at maps through history we can track Cornwall’s progress.