Henley, Andrew, Sir, 1st Baronet (1622 -1675)

Sir Andrew Henley, of Henley in Somerset, and Bramshill Park in Eversley in Hampshire, was the second son of Robert Henley, of Crewkerne in Somerset, and of the Grange in Mitcheldever in Hampshire, the first by his second wife Anne, daughter of John Eldred, of Saxmundham in Suffolk. Educated at Exeter College, Oxford, where he matriculated 22 March 1639, aged 16, he entered the Middle Temple in 1642, and was called to the bar 1646. He was High Sheriff of Hampshire 1653 1654, and Member of Parliament for Portsmouth 1660. He was created a Baronet 30 June 1660 and knighted 21 July the following year. He was a Justice of the Peace for Hampshire 1660 1675, and Deputy Lieutenant 1661 1667. He married, firstly, after 1648, Mary, third daughter of Sir John Gayer, merchant and Fishmonger of London and Lord Mayor 1646 1647. She died 30 July 1666. He married secondly, 20 May 1672, Constance, daughter of Thomas Bromfield, merchant and Haberdasher of London, and widow of Thomas Middleton, of Stansted Mountfichet, in Essex. His library was sold by J. Bullord at Tom's Coffee House, adjoining Ludgate in London in 1700, on `Monday the 12th', of either February or August.

Seat / Residence(s): Bramshill Park, Hampshire
Library Auction Details: J. Bullord at Tom's Coffee House, Ludgate, London (Monday 12 of ? 1700)
Stamp(s) Stamp Information
Henley, Andrew, Sir, 1st Baronet (1622 - 1675) (Stamp 1) Title: Henley, Andrew, Sir, 1st Baronet (1622 - 1675) (Stamp 1)
Arms: A lion rampant crowned a bordure semy of torteaux
Dimensions (height x width): 52mm x 43mm
Heraldic Charges: bordure, Heraldic Charges: lion rampant within, Heraldic Charges: roundels