Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900

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Edward Terry
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Edward Terry was a clergyman who went to India with the East India Company fleet in 1615. On arrival, he became chaplain to Sir Thomas Row (Roe or Rowe), British ambassador in the Mughal Court, filling the vacancy left by the death of the Revd John Hall. He returned to England in 1619 and wrote about his experiences, and in 1622 presented his account to the Prince of Wales (who became King Charles I in 1625). It appears that A voyage to East India,…

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Nicholls, Ruth J., “Edward Terry”, in: Christian-Muslim Relations 1500 - 1900, General Editor David Thomas. Consulted online on 25 October 2020 <>

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