1. William Henshaw, of Sussex m - Mitcher 2.. Thomas Henshaw of Basset's Fee (<1600-?) m Jane Wistow 3... Joseph Henshaw (c1603-1679) +Jane May 4.... Thomas Henshaw (?-<1675) 1,2 4.... Mary Henshaw (?-<1683) 1
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Joseph Henshaw2,3 [Joseph Henshawe4].
Born about 1603.2 "2nd son"3
Matriculated from Magdalen Hall, Oxford University, Dec 7 1621, age 18. B.A., Oxford, 1624/5; M.A. from Pembroke, 1628. B.D. 1635. D.D. 1639.2
He married Jane May, Apr 28 1633, Mid Lavant, Sussex, England.1,3,4 "Jane, daughter of Rich. May, of Lavane, in Co. of Sussex, Esq."3
Joseph Henshaw, D.D., was rector of East Lavant, County Sussex, and canon of Chichester;1,2 Vicar of St. Bartholomew-the-Less in the City of London (1631-6),1,2 Dean and precentor of Chichester, 1660-1663;2 Bishop of Peterborough, 1663-1679.2 Chaplain to George Villiers, Duke of Buckingham.2
This distinguished prelate was the author of "Hora Succisivae" or "Spare Hours of Meditation".1
Joseph wrote the following poem:5
Joseph Henshaw died Mar 9 1679, buried East Lavant, Sussex, England.1,2 Will dated Sep 8 1675, proved Mar 11 1679 (Prerogative Court of Canterbury).1,2 In his will, Joseph named his nephews Isaac and Benjamin.1
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