Mary Bryants (Mary Broad) story

Looking for your Cornish roots, long lost friends/family or just other people with the same family name then try here.
Post Reply
Porthia1947
Posts: 648
Joined: Fri Apr 22, 2005 12:13 am

Post by Porthia1947 » Tue Apr 18, 2006 5:32 pm


The Age www.theage.com.au/news/Reviews/Mary-Bry ... 58632.html
Reviewer Neil Hanson, February 19, 2005

The first problem for any would-be biographer of Bryant is the paucity of written records. She was illiterate and left no personal testimony and, as Jonathan King admits, he has "embellished many parts of the story" to fill the inevitable gaps. But this "embellishment" is often wholesale invention.


Post Reply

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests