During the Hundred Years War, ships from Fowey in Cornwall, known as the “Fowey Gallants”, helped to block the French port of Calais.
Minority Status gives Cornish people the same rights and protections as people in Scotland, Wales and Ireland.
Bretons (people from Brittany) joined the Cornish army during the Prayer Book Conflict. A Breton man called John Hammon was a gunner during the siege of Exeter.
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.