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Henshaw, Thomaslocked

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Henshaw, Thomas (1618–1700), alchemist and writer, was born on 15 June 1618 at Milk Street, London, the eldest son of Benjamin Henshaw (d. 1631) and Anne Bonham (d. after 1650). Both father and mother were later described by Hartlib as 'great chemists'—a fact that may have influenced the interests of ...

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National Archives of the United Kingdom, Public Record Office, London
Bodleian Library, Oxford
A. Wood, , 2 vols. (1691–2); 2nd edn (1721); new edn, ed. P. Bliss, 4 vols. (1813–20); repr. (1967) and (1969)