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Martyn, Henry

(1781–1812). Angl.; b. Truro, Cornwall, Eng.; d. Tokat, Asia Minor. Educ. Cambridge; reached Calcutta, India, May 1806 as chaplain of E India Co.; settled at Dinapur (Dinapore) October 1806; ministered to natives; transferred to Cawnpore 1809; ill; in search of health to Persia 1811, then to Arabia and Asia Minor. Tr. NT into Hindustani, Persian, and Arab., the Ps into Persian, and the Book of Common Prayer into Hindustani. See also Abdul Masih; Middle East, I.

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