Shaw, John (1)
Shaw, John (1), an English clergyman, was born at Bedlington, Durham, England, and entered Brasenose College, Oxford, in 1629, aged fifteen years. He was instituted rector of Whalton, Northumberland, in 1645, but was not admitted until 1661. In the interval he served the church of Bolton, Craven, Yorkshire. He died in 1689. His works are, No Reformation of the Established Reformation (Lond. 1685, 8vo): — Portraiture of the Primitive Saints (4to): — Origo Protestantium (ibid. 1677, 4to).