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Keigwin (John)

  • c.1641/2–1716
  • scholars, antiquarians
  • Penwith, Mousehole
Cornish antiquary known for his translations of the Cornish-language works Pascon agan Arluth, Gwreans an bys and the Cornish Ordinalia. He was a nephew of William Scawen, for whom he translated Pascon agan Arluth.
Gilbert, Davies, and John Keigwin [tr.], The creation of the world, with Noah’s Flood, written in Cornish in the year 1611 by Wm. Jordan, with an English translation, London: J.B. Nichols, 1827.
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See also: William GwavasGwavas (William)
(1676–1741/2)
British barrister, Cornish-language scholar and collector.
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Martin Keigwin [d. 1667]Keigwin (Martin) ... d. 1667
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Edward lhuydlhuyd (Edward)
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MouseholeMousehole
Village and fishing port in Cornwall.

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PenwithPenwith
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William ScawenScawen (William)
(1600–1689)
Cornish politician and antiquary. He is author of Antiquities Cornu-Brittanic, an unpublished work on the history and language of Cornwall (even if he did not speak Cornish).
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Jonathan Trelawney [bishop of Exeter]Trelawney (Jonathan) ... bishop of Exeter
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Oxford dictionary of national biography, Online: Oxford University Press. URL: <http://www.oxforddnb.com>. 
comments: General editors include Lawrence Goldman, et al.
Spriggs (Matthew) [id. 15253. ‘Keigwin, John (bap. 1642, d. 1716)’] direct link

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