Cornwall this. Celtic Cornwall that. If you believe our closest
neighbour you would think Cornwall is the only county in Britain
with a thriving Celtic heritage.
unearthing a lost culture. A forgotten country rich in myth and
legend, artistic, creative people, great kings and queens, druids
and bards, and dark moor gods and river monsters. I am unearthing
over 1000 years now Celtic Devon has been buried under huge, filthy
layers of history.
waves of invaders have swept across the rolling hills, destroying
a culture older than them all put together. Destroying Dumnonia:
Britains largest, greatest Celtic kingdom.
and academics are well aware of the existence of Dumnonia. The best-selling
author Bernard Cornwall set his Arthurian trilogy in (a hugely exaggerated
and historical inaccurate) Dumnonia.
reality there is so little evidence. So few remaining clues as to
the nature of Celtic Devons rulers, saints, heroes and legends.
So few in fact it has been largely forgotten.
the first time I am bringing it all back. All the myth. All the
magic. All the truth about Celtic Devon.
of study and hundreds of books are leading me to construct for the
first time a comprehensive study of Celtic Devon. But this isnt
simply an academic study.
Last Bard is a nearly completed epic historical romance set in Celtic
Devon. The Adventures of the Last Bard is a family adventure series
based on the characters from the book, again set in Celtic Devon.
now a dissertation several major local history publishers have taken
an interest in. But it doesnt stop there.
your help. If any of you have any details, stories, folklore, or
evidence relating to the period of Devons history roughly
600BC-600AD then I would ask you to share it with me.
will be included in my project and fully acknowledged. With a little
luck, and because of your help, a best selling book, an award winning
television series, and a first-earning dissertation, Celtic Devon
will rise up from the ashes of fires Saxons started over 1,300 years
help is an integral part of that revival. This is your rightful
heritage. Your forgotten history. Your lost culture. I am just a
learning bard, hoping to tell some good stories.
first bard of a new Celtic Devon......
Cornwall & Wessex
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