A controversial series of four posts from November 2021. What was the story behind the alleged attacks of the ‘An Gof’ group in the 1980s? Why do Cornish nationalists get offended at the perceived tarnishing of the historical An Gof by the group’s use of his name? Is An Gof’s reputation as a Cornish martyr justified? Is there a version of ‘An Gof’ today?
Category Archives: Crime and Criminals
A Cornish Wife Sale
That’s right, a wife sale. Over two hundred years ago, a man walked into Redruth market, offering his wife for sale. Who were they? What happened to them? How could such a thing happen?