Shute, Josias, rector of St. Mary Woolnoth, London. He suffered during the civil wars for his attachment to Charles I, and was made archdeacon of Colchester In 1642, but died the same year. After his death appeared Ten Sermons (Lond. 1644, 4to): — Judgment, or The Plague of Frogs Inflicted, Sermons, etc. (1645, 4to): — Sarah and Hagar, or Genesis 17 Opened in Nineteen Sermons (1649, fol.). See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.