From Armenia to Britain - “Historical views of Devonshire” by Richard Polwhele

From Armenia to Britain – “Historical views of Devonshire” by Richard Polwhele

“Historical views of Devonshire” by Richard Polwhele (1793) is a quite interesting book. In it, Polwhele argues that the first inhabitants of Britain came from Armenia and settled in the South Britain’s Devon or Devonshire, as it is also called. Polwhele introduces his theory this way: “That the original inhabitants of Danmonium were of eastern …

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