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KILLIGARTH: Three Centuries of a Cornish Manor

by James Derriman

On the Cornish coast between Looe and Polperro, the manor of Killigarth has a history full of drama. An Elizabethan lord of the manor was the subject of a plot to kidnap him and spirit him off to Spain. In the time of Charles II a clendestine midnight wedding was followed by a siege of the manor house, a series of lawsuits and the gaoling of the bride's mother. Tenants of the manor have included Dr Jonathan Couch the naturalist, and Zephaniah Job the 'smugglers' banker'.

Paperback 152 pages
ISBN 0952284200

 

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