Boyse, Joseph, a Dissenting minister, was born at Leeds, Yorkshire, 1660, and was educated at Stepney Academy. In 1663 he became pastor of a congregation in Dublin, and died 1728. He wrote A Vindication of the Deity of Christ (Lond. 1703, 8vo); A clear Account of ancient Episcopacy, which, with other writings and a number of sermons, are collected in his Works (Lond. 1728, 2 vols. fol.).