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Beunans Meriasek.

Beunans Meriasek.

The life of Saint Meriasek, bishop and confessor. A Cornish drama.

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Published by Trübner and co. in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Cornwall (England : County)
    • Subjects:
    • Mériadec, Saint, Bp. of Vannes -- Drama.,
    • Cornish language -- Texts.,
    • Cornwall (England : County) -- Languages.

    • Edition Notes

      Colophon of ms.: Finitur per dominum Hadton anno domini Mivciiij.

      StatementEd., with a translation and notes, by Whitley Stokes.
      GenreDrama.
      ContributionsStokes, Whitley, 1830-1909, ed. and tr., Hadton, Dominus.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPB2591 .B4 1872
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 279 p., 1 l., 14 p.
      Number of Pages279
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6592065M
      LC Control Number16023935
      OCLC/WorldCa4539597

      Vitality & joy of life are the keynotes to this new translation of the 16th century Cornish language play, Beunans Meriasek. In it, Camborne's noble patron saint, Meriasek, is sent to school, refuses marriage & all worldly considerations, embarking instead on a priestly career of such piety that it ends in a bishopric of immense wealth and grandeur of the kind that he had studiously . Genre/Form: Drama: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Beunans Meriasek. English. Camborne play. Redruth: Dyllansow Truran, (OCoLC)

      Beunans Meriasek (The life of St Meriasek) (fv.) Middle Cornish Saint's × ; KB The Life of Meriasek WDLpdf × 1,, pages; MB. BEUNANS MERIASEK, 'The life of Meriasek', is lines in length. This is a saints play that presents the life of Saint Meriasek who originated from Brittany but who was also an important local saint of the Camborne district in Cornwall. It seems to have been written in by Rad Ton who signed and dated the manuscript.

      The Prayer Book Rebellion of against the imposition of the English Prayer book, saw many Cornishmen executed. The Civil War between - led to a number of battles and sieges in Cornwall. In there was the Monmouth Rebellion with its bloody aftermath. Beunans Meriasek - Beunans Meriasek is a Cornish play completed in The life of Saint Meriasek, bishop and confessor by Whitley Stokes; 2 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Texts, Cornish language, Accessible book; People: Mériadec Saint, Bp. of .


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beunans meriasek. — the life of saint meriasek, bishop and confessor. a cornish drama. edited, with a translation and notes, by whitley stokes. london. The text opens with the Latin title Ordinale de sancti Mereadoci episcopi et confessoris but Beunans Meriasek is found elsewhere in the manuscript.

St Meriasek was of Breton origin and the play presents his career from his early education in Brittany and his arrival in Cornwall, recounting the various miracles he performs, then moves on to his return to Brittany, where he.

"PREFACE, The following drama ' of the life of S. Meriasek, Bishop and Confessor was discovered about three years ago among the Hengwrt MSS.

by Mr. Wynne of Peniarth. The first thirty-six lines were printed in the Archaeologia Cambrensis for: Beunans Meriasek is designated Peniarth MS B by the National Library of Wales. The Peniarth Manscript collection was established by Robert Vaughan (circa ), who acquired many significant Welsh-language manuscripts for his library in Hengwrt, Meirioneth.

Stokes, Whitley, “A glossary to the Cornish drama Beunans Meriasek”, Archiv für celtische Lexikographie 1 (): – Internet Archive: [ ed. ] [ tr. ] Harris, Markham, The Life of Meriasek: a medieval Cornish miracle play, Washington: Catholic University of.

Genre/Form: Drama Texts: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Beunans Meriasek. Beunans Meriasek. London, Trübner and co., (OCoLC) between and Now the language of Beunans Meriasek is still pure Middle Cornish.

Both the infixed and suffixed pronominal forms are used, but there is a greater admixture of Middle English vocabulary.

It may well be about one hundred years later than the Ordinalia, let us say Other articles where Beunans Meriasek is discussed: Cornish literature: Cornwall and Brittany, the play Beunans Meriasek (from a manuscript dated ; Eng. trans. Beunans Meriasek) is a life of Meriasek, the patron saint of the Cornish town of Camborne.

A pagan tyrant, identified as a member of the House of Tudor, expels Meriasek from Cornwall and is in turn. Important local history create something which will be inspiring.

- The aim is to forge links between Brittany and Cornwall, the link being the medieval Miracle Play 'Beunans Meriasek' or 'The Life St. Meriasek' (St. Meriasek 5th/6th century) which would of been played at the Plain-an-Gwarry in Camborne (Site now unknown but probably on the ancient Glebe lands near the present.

The legends of his life are known through Beunans Meriasek, a Cornish language play known from a single surviving manuscript copy datedand a few other sources. He is the patron saint of Camborne, and according to his legendary will his feast day is the first Friday in June (although it is celebrated in some places on 7 June).

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This book explores the strengths and weaknesses of the English state in the sixteenth century. It examines the relationship between monarchy and people in Cornwall and Devon, and the complex interaction between local and national political culture.

Popular resistance to the Reformation, and the rebellions of andare set against the strategies employed. The White Book was copied in the mid-fourteenth century, most probably for Rhydderch ab Ieuan Llwyd (c.

) from Parcrhydderch in the parish of Llangeitho in rch, who came from a family with a long tradition of literary patronage, held posts under the English Crown but was also an authority on native Welsh Law.

Meriasek: | |Saint Meriasek| (|Breton|: ||Meriadeg||) was a 4th-century |Breton| |saint|. The le World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online. The book is to be praised for settling the production of the Cornish plays in the wider context of European (not just English!) medieval drama, as Brian Murdoch does their texts in Cornish Literature, a fine book which I have also reviewed.

The main source analysed in the book is Beunans Meriasek. In his fascinating and perceptive discussion of Beunans Meriasek, Cooper points out that the King Teudar character was but one of a type, the tyrannical pagan king, and cites churchwardens’ accounts to suggest the frequency with which Herod, its greatest exemplar, appeared in English parish drama.(pp.

) This point, and the. Here are extracts from the Ordinalia, Beunans Meriasek, Pascon agan Arluth and The Creacion of the World, all newly translated and put together by Cornish poet and literary historian Tim Saunders.Discover the inventions, adventures and characters behind our Cornish story.

Explore the past. Shape the future. Published and handed to every school child in Cornwall during the year play, Beunans Meriasek (The Life of Meriasek). Performed, if not composed, in the immediate aftermath of the risings, it features a tyrannical king called Teudar: surely, one might think, undeniable evidence of popular disaffection from the Tudor regime!

But no, according to Cooper, who points out that Teudar, the.