Authorised form of nameHenshaw; Nathaniel (1628 - 1673); physician
Dates1628 - 1673
Dates and placesBaptism:
St Mary Abbots, Kensington, England, Europe (31 July 1628)
London, England, Europe (September 1673)
Kensington Church, London, England, Europe (13 September 1673)
Padua (admitted 1649); Leyden (MD 1653); Dublin (MD 1664)
Practised in Dublin; published 'Aero-chalinos, or, A Register for the Air' (1664), a second edition of which was published posthumously by the Royal Society in 1677
Royal Society activityMembership:
Original Fellow
Election Date:
Proposed 26 December 1660
RelationshipsParents: Benjamin Henshaw and Anne Bonham
Siblings: Thomas Henshaw (FRS 1663)
General contextHenshaw's publication 'Aero-Chalinos' was focused on the notions of fresh air and its medical value. Other works of his that focused on saltpetre and gunpowder found strong opposition by scholar and fellow physician Henry Stubbe.
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; ODNB
Virtual International Authority File
Royal Society codeNA2818
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
CLP/10i/2Paper, 'Observations on the humble and sensible plants in Mr Chiffin's garden in St James his parke' by Dr Clarke9 August 1661
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