HALE, John (1614-91), of Bowringsleigh, West Alvington, Devon.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1660-1690, ed. B.D. Henning, 1983
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Family and Education

bap. 19 Mar. 1614, 1st s. of John Hale, grocer, of Soper Lane, London and Harmer Green, Welwyn, Herts. by Elizabeth, da. of Humphrey Browne of Essex. m. by 1634, Anne, da. and coh. of Robert Halswell of Goathurst, Som., 3s. (2 d.v.p.) 1da. suc. fa. 1620.2

Offices Held

Capt. of ft. (parl.) 1642.3

Receiver of tithe, Devon and Cornw. 1655; j.p. Devon 1656-65, 1667-70, 1673-6, commr. for assessment 1657, Jan. 1660-80, militia 1659, Mar. 1660, maj. of militia horse Apr. 1660; commr. for inquiry into Newfoundland govt. 1667.