Quaque hailed from an elite West African family and was sent to London in 1754 to be formally trained for mission work, where he became a highly acculturated Christian African.
What does Q stand for?
Q stands for Quaque (Latin: each, every; used in medical prescriptions)
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- Qu'ran (the Koran)
- Quadrillion BTU (same As Quads)
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Goff introduces her cast of colourful characters with possibly the first West African, under British colonial rule, to learn Greek and Latin--Philip Quaque (1741-1816), the son of an indigenous chief in the Gold Coast, who was sent to Britain by a Methodist missionary, studied in Islington, and became the first African to be ordained in the Anglican Church.
The Life and Letters of Philip Quaque, the First African Anglican Missionary, 35:112-13
18: "Etenim virtus omnis tribus in rebus fere vertitur, quarum una est in perspiciendo, quid in quaque re verum sincerumque sit, quid consentaneum cuique, quid consequens, ex quo quaeque gignantur, quae cuiusque rei causa sit, alterum cohibere motus animi turbatos .
Haec Proteus, et se iactu dedit aequor in altum, quaque dedit, spumantem undam sub vertice torsit.
Through my mother I am a descendant of Philip Quaque, the first African Anglican priest, who was ordained in the Gold Coast (now Ghana) in 1765.
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Philip Quaque (pronounced kwah-koo) was born in about 1740 in what is now Ghana, in the region known as Cape Coast.