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Prince Lee Boo

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Prince Lee Boo

Person  Male  Born 1764  Died 27/12/1784

Categories: Royalty

Second son of Abba Thulle, ruler of Coorooraa in the Pelew Islands. He was brought to Britain by Captain Henry Wilson, who had been rescued and given hospitality by the islanders when his ship foundered. Wilson brought him to Britain to further his education, but he succumbed to smallpox about five months later. He is buried in the Wilsons' family grave.

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A plaque inside St Mary's church also commemorates the prince. October 2014:...

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