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William Jordan (writer)

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William Jordan (fl. 1611), Cornish dramatist, lived at Helston in Cornwall, and is supposed to have been the author of the Cornish language mystery or sacred drama Gwreans an Bys: the Creacon of the World. [1]

16 relations: Études Celtiques, Bodleian Library, Breton language, British Museum, Cornish language, Cornish people, Cornwall, Davies Gilbert, Floruit, Helston, John Camden Hotten, John Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute, John Keigwin, Ordinalia, Whitley Stokes, William Copeland Borlase.

Études Celtiques

Études Celtiques (EC) (Celtic Studies) is a French academic journal based in Paris.

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Bodleian Library

The Bodleian Library is the main research library of the University of Oxford, and is one of the oldest libraries in Europe.

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Breton language

Breton (brezhoneg or in Morbihan) is a Southwestern Brittonic Celtic language spoken in Brittany.

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British Museum

The British Museum, located in the Bloomsbury area of London, United Kingdom, is a public institution dedicated to human history, art and culture.

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Cornish language

Cornish (Kernowek) is a revived language that became extinct as a first language in the late 18th century.

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Cornish people

The Cornish people or Cornish (Kernowyon) are an ethnic group native to, or associated with Cornwall: and a recognised national minority in the United Kingdom, which can trace its roots to the ancient Britons who inhabited southern and central Great Britain before the Roman conquest.

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Cornwall

Cornwall (Kernow) is a county in South West England in the United Kingdom.

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Davies Gilbert

Davies Gilbert (born Davies Giddy, 6 March 1767 – 24 December 1839) was a Cornish engineer, author, and politician.

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Floruit

Floruit, abbreviated fl. (or occasionally, flor.), Latin for "he/she flourished", denotes a date or period during which a person was known to have been alive or active.

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Helston

Helston (Hellys) is a town and civil parish in Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.

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John Camden Hotten

John Camden Hotten (12 September 1832, Clerkenwell – 14 June 1873, Hampstead) was an English bibliophile and publisher.

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John Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute

John Patrick Crichton-Stuart, 3rd Marquess of Bute (12 September 1847 – 9 October 1900) was a landed aristocrat, industrial magnate, antiquarian, scholar, philanthropist, and architectural patron.

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John Keigwin

John Keigwin (1641–1716) was a Cornish antiquary, born at Mousehole, Cornwall.

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Ordinalia

The Ordinalia are three medieval mystery plays dating to the late fourteenth century, written primarily in Middle Cornish, with stage directions in Latin.

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Whitley Stokes

Whitley Stokes, CSI, CIE, FBA (28 February 1830 – 13 April 1909) was an Irish lawyer and Celtic scholar.

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William Copeland Borlase

William Copeland Borlase FSA (5 April 1848 – 31 March 1899) was an antiquarian and Liberal politician who sat in the House of Commons from 1880 until 1887 when he was ruined by bankruptcy and scandal.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Jordan_(writer)

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