The Diary of Henry Teonge

The Diary of Henry Teonge : Chaplain on Board H.M's Ships Assistance, Bristol and Royal Oak 1675-1679

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First published in 1927. 'This diary is history' The Observer This is the first complete published edition of Teonge's Diary. The edition of 1825, besides omitting several passages, contained many faulty transcriptions which have now been corrected for this edition. An intensely human document, enlivened with sketches of the people he met and places he visited, Teonge's Diary is one of the finest accounts of life on board ship in the seventeenth century. When not at sea, Henry Teonge's life was as a parson and this edition of his Diary includes a full inventory for his Parish, providing an excellent source of historical and social information on rural life in the late more

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  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 18.29mm | 408g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138867691
  • 9781138867697

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Introduction1. Account of the Manuscript2. Sketch of the Author's Life3. The DiaryThe Diary of Henry Teonge1. First voyage to the Mediterranean, 1675-16762. Second voyage to the Mediterranean, 1678-1679Appendices1. Articles of Peace and Commerce between England and Tripoli, 16762. List of the Royal Navy, from Teonge's Diary3. List of the Royal Navy, 1675, as delivered by Pepys4. Sir John Narbrough's Expedition to Tripolishow more

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