Piano Lessons in Penryn
Background History of Penryn
Penryn was an important harbour exporting tin and granite in the medieval period. There is a wealth of history about Penryn, the town was founded originally by the Bishop of Exeter in 1216. In order to develop the influence of the church a religious college called Glasney College was built in Penryn in 1265. Glasney was destroyed in 1548 under the reign of Edward VI and the dissolution of the college was a determining factor in causing the Prayer Book Rebellion of 1549. It is said that the pride of Penryn’s institutional prowess never recovered after Galsney College was demolished and was a significant turning point in the towns long history. Now twinned with Audieme in France, Penryn is a bustling town full of history with buildings dating back to Tudor and Georgian times. The new educational establishments have brought new vitality, growth and development to the area.