Stannaries
Stannary Stan"na*ry, n.; pl. {Stannaries} (-r[i^]z). [LL. stannaria.] A tin mine; tin works. --Bp. Hall. [1913 Webster]

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  • Lord Warden of the Stannaries — The Lord Warden of the Stannaries used to exercise judicial and military functions in Cornwall, United Kingdom and is still the official who, upon the commission of the monarch or Duke of Cornwall for the time being, has the function of calling a …   Wikipedia

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  • Court of Stannaries — /kort av stienariyz/ In English law, a court established in Devonshire and Cornwall, for the administration of justice among the miners and tinners, that they might not be drawn away from their business to attend suits in distant courts. The… …   Black's law dictionary

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  • Constitutional status of Cornwall — The flag of Cornwall (Kernow) Cornwall is currently administered as a unitary authority and ceremonial county of England.[1] However, a number of organisations and individuals [2] question the constitutional basis for …   Wikipedia

  • Revived Cornish Stannary Parliament — The Cornish Stannary Parliament is a pressure group which claims to be a revived Cornish Stannary Parliament. It was established in 1974 and has campaigned since then against the government of the United Kingdom s position on the constitutional… …   Wikipedia

  • Mining in Cornwall and Devon — Ruin of Cornish tin mine …   Wikipedia

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