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Teigh is a veelage an ceevil parish in the coonty o Rutland in the East Midlands o Ingland. It is notable for its parish kirk, amaist unaltered syne a 1782 rebuild, that featurs pews that face ane anither rather than the altar.

The writer Arthur Mee proposed Teigh as ane o the few Thankful Villages which lost nae men in Warld War I.

Richard Folville, a member o the gang o robbers led bi his aulder brither Eustace wis rector here frae 1321. In 1340 41 he wis besieged in the kirk an then summarily executit ootside.

Anthony Jenkinson, main trader o the Muscovy Company wis buriet here in 1611. He haed travelled as far as Bukhara when tryin tae reach Cathay owerland frae Moscow, an established owerland trade routes through Roushie tae Persie.

In 1940, the vicar o Teigh, Rev. Henry Tibbs, wis interned unner Defence Regulation 18B for allegit pro-Nazi sympathies, but suin released efter it wis determined he wis hermless.[1][2]

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  1. Tibbetts, Graham (4 May 2008). "'Fascist' vicar detained without trial". Daily Telegraph (Telegraph Media Group Media Ltd). Retrieved 21 March 2009. 
  2. Pavia, Will (5 May 2008). "Internet search for lost grandfather revealed he was a shunned vicar who sided with Hitler". TimesOnline (Times Newspapers Ltd.). Retrieved 21 March 2009. 

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