Tony Grist (poliphilo) wrote,
Tony Grist

Black Sheep Made Good

Having been kicked out of his living at Reculver because of his wife's adultery and out of his second living at Old Heathfield for an affair with a servant girl- and for generally neglecting his duties, the Reverend Robert Hunt signed on as chaplain to the expedition that founded the fort at Jamestown- in which capacity he showed considerable qualities of leadership- and celebrated what was probably the first Anglican Communion service in the New World.  He died- along with most of his flock- in the first year of the settlement.

Several hundred years later his former parishioners at All Saints, Old Heathfield installed this window in his memory.

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