Charter celebrations

The anniversary of the The Charter of Pardon 1508. Five hundred and one years agoKing Henry VII of England granted the tinners of Kernow (Cornwall) a pardon for which they paid the sum of £1000.

This charter is still legal today as confirmed as valid by the Lord Chancellor in 1977, it includes the right to veto acts of the Monarchy, the Westminster Parliament and the Duchy of Cornwall.

Cornish Heritage hosted celebrations to mark the Quincentenary in July 2008. An abridged version of the Charter was read out by Anthony Richards

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