George Rundle Prynne

PRYNNE, George Rundle. b. West Looe, Cornwall, 23 August 1818; d. 25 March 1903. Educated at St Catherine’s College, Cambridge (BA 1839), he took Holy Orders (deacon 1841, priest 1842), serving a curacy at St Andrew’s, Clifton, Bristol. He was appointed vicar of St Peter’s, Plymouth,  in 1848, where he remained for the rest of his life. A record of part of his time there was published as Thirty-five years of mission work in a garrison and seaport town (Plymouth, 1888). A biography, which in its title gives An indication of his position as a priest can be found in the title of a biography by Albert Clifton Kelway (see below). Prynne himself published Treachery; or, Ritualism and...

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