Plays performed at Perran Round were once big events like today’s festivals – they could last for many days. In the days before TV and the internet, the plays provided entertainment for communities from miles around.
The Cornish language motto of Cornwall’s Rugby Union team is "Fethy po fyliel an gwarry ha tra nahen!", which means "Win or lose, the game and nothing else!"
During the Civil War, Oliver Cromwell abolished the Duchy of Cornwall, which was linked to the royal family, and gave its income to Parliament.
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.