Newton, Sir Henry
- Stuart Handley
Newton, Sir Henry (1650–1715), diplomat and judge, was baptized at Romford on 20 August 1650, the eldest son of Henry Newton of Highley, Essex, and his wife, Mary, daughter of Richard Hunt of Essex. He matriculated at St Mary Hall, Oxford, on 17 March 1665, aged fourteen, graduated BA in 1668, and proceeded MA in 1671 and BCL in 1674. He was still at ...