Dictionary of National Biography, 1885-1900/Bagshaw, Henry

BAGSHAW, HENRY, D.D. (1632–1709), divine, the younger son of Edward Bagshaw, treasurer of the Middle Temple, was born at Broughton, Northamptonshire, in 1632. After attending Westminster School, he was, in 1651, elected student of Christ Church, Oxford, of which he became M.A. in 1657. In 1663 he was appointed chaplain to Sir Richard Fanshaw, ambassador to Spain and Portugal. After the death of Sir Richard Fanshaw in 1666, he returned to England, and became chaplain to the Archbishop of York, who made him prebendary of Southwell and rector of Castleton in Synderick. In August 1667, he was collated to the prebend of Barnaby in York Cathedral, and in 1668 to that of Fridaythorp. He became B.D. in the same year, and D.D. in 1671. In 1672 he was made chaplain to the Lord Chancellor Danby, and rector of St. Botolph's Church, Bishopsgate, London, which he exchanged for Houghton-le-Spring, Durham. In 1681 he was appointed prebendary of Durham. He died at Houghton 30 Dec. 1709. Bagshaw enjoyed a high reputation as a pulpit orator, and he also published 'Sermon preached in Madrid on the occasion of the Death of Sir R. Fanshaw,' 1667; 'The Excellency of Primitive Government, in a Sermon,' 1673; 'A Sermon preached before the King at Whitehall,' 1676: and 'Diatribe, or Discourses upon Select Texts against Papists and Socinians,' 1680.

[Wood's Athenæ Oxon. (Bliss), iv. 631; Hutchinson's History of Durham, ii, 206.]

T. F. H.

Dictionary of National Biography, Errata (1904), p.12
N.B.— f.e. stands for from end and l.l. for last line

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403 i 10f.e. Bagshaw, Henry: before and insert in 1668
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2f.e. for 1681 read 1680