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Philip Henry (24 August 1631 - 24 June 1696) was an English Nonconformist clergyman, born in Londonmarker.


Henry graduated from Oxfordmarker in 1652 and was ordained in 1657.

Ecclesiastical career

Henry's career as a preacher was repeatedly interrupted by the religious persecution of his time, and it was not until the Act of Toleration was passed in 1687 that he was allowed to pursue his calling unmolested. The remaining years of his life were spent in unceasing labor. His Diaries and Letters, published in 1882, gives a detailed account of the Nonconformist life of this period.

See also


  1. ODNB article gives Dates of Birth & Death

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