The Cornish language play Bewnans Meriasek (The Life of St Meriasek) shows the Duke of Cornwall as a hero fighting to save Cornwall from the evil King Tewdar.
During the Hundred Years War, ships from Fowey in Cornwall, known as the “Fowey Gallants”, helped to block the French port of Calais.
When crossing over the Royal Albert Bridge from Cornwall, you do not enter Devon until you pass over the east bank of the River Tamar. The whole of the river is in Cornwall.
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.