Henry Martyn
b. February 18, 1781 – d. October 16, 1812 • Anglican • Missionary
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Martyn, Henry
Martyn, Henry (1781–1812), Anglican missionary. He was born at Truro and studied at St John’s College, Cambridge (1797–1801), of which he became a Fellow in 1802. His acquaintance with C. *Simeon awakened his interest in missionary work, and having been ordained deacon in 1803, he became a chaplain
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Martyn, Henry
Martyn, Henry (1781–1812)Anglican pioneer missionaryBorn in Truro, Cornwall, Martyn was educated at Truro Grammar School and St. John’s College, Cambridge, where he became a fellow and was ordained. Through the influence of Charles Simeon, vicar of Holy Trinity Church, whom he assisted, and the reading