08 Borlase Natural History of Cornwall 1758 p298 & illus

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William Borlase also described the plays in his 1758 book, describing how the plays were acted in “Rounds, a kind of amphitheater…” and “lasted sometimes more than one day, and were attended not only by the vulgar, but by people of the highest condition”

(William Borlase, Natural History of Cornwall, 1758)

William Borlase a dheskrifas an gwariow yn y lyver a 1758 ynwedh, ow teskrifa fatel vedha gwariys an gwariow yn “kylghyow, eghen a wariji… “ hag “a besya treweythyow moy es dydh, ha na vedha gwelys saw gans tus kemmyn mes keffrys gans tus a’n ughella studh”

(William Borlase, Natural History of Cornwall, 1758)