Teonge, Henry ___ 1620-1690 ___ British ___ priest

BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY
Henry Teonge came from Wolverton in Warwickshire, and was educated at Warwick School, and Christ's College, Cambridge. He was rector at Alcester for a long time. For some reason, probably debt, he decided, in his 50s, to leave his family (a wife and at least one son) to become a navy chaplain. He went on two long voyages and kept a detailed lively diary during each one, but these were not published until the 19th century.
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DIARY DATES, CONTENT DESCRIPTORS
1675-1676 1678-1679 ___ maritime social travel weather sport

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Teonge's Diary
The Diary of Henry Teonge
 

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