Glasney College was an important centre of ecclesiastical power in Cornwall during the Middle Ages. Abandoned at the Reformation, its stones used in the building of Penryn nearby, the author's research in this book brings it to life again.
'Dr Whetter has given us what is, and will remain, the definitive history of Glasney College, the interesting religious institution at Penryn.' A. L. Rowse
Among early, widely praised titles from Tabb House are biographies including THE SLENDER TREE: a Life of Alice Meynell by June Badeni; also A RADICAL ARISTOCRAT: Sir William Molesworth of Pencarrow by Alison Adburgham (republished in paperback in 2007); and MUSIC IN THE AIR, the memoirs of a classical musician, Clifton Helliwell.