There has been a church at Huish Episcopi since the 12th century. The parish was a large one including several settlements.
The church of St Michael and All Angels, Somerton was probably built in the 13th century but enlarged in the 14th including the South aisle and its
The best-preserved plan of a medieval monastery in Cornwall is that of the Augustinian priory of Launceston.
St Piran is a typical example of a legendary Cornish saint.
Friars are often underrated in local history because they have left fewer records than monks, and hardly any of their buildings survived the Reform
Domesday Book, the most famous record in England’s national archive, and one of the oldest, has been available in printed form since 1783.
After weaving, cloth had to be fulled to shrink and strengthen the fabric, providing greater resistance to wear and weather.