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Family Sheet
HUSBAND
Name: John Grayle Note Born: Abt 1614 at Stone, Gloucestershire, England Married: Abt 1645 at London, Middlesex County, England Died: Abt 1654 at London, Middlesex County, England
WIFE
Name: Bridgett Scudder Note Born: Abt 1625 at London, Middlesex County, England Died: Father: Henry Scudder Rev. Mother: Elizabeth Hunt
CHILDREN

NOTES
1). !MARRIAGE Will of Henry Scudder, 12 February 1651 , C o l l ingbourne Du cis, Wiltes, England. John Grayle or Graile , puritan minister, was t h e s o n o f John Grayl e, priest, of Stone, Gloucestershi re , wh er e h e was born in 1614. A t the age of eightee n h e ente re d Mag dalen Hall, Oxford, as a batler , and p roce eded B. A . in 163 4 and M.A. on 15 Jun 1637. Wood sta tes t h at i n 1 645 he su cceeded George Holmes as maste r of th e free s choo l, G uildf ord, but this is erroneous . The J ohn Grayl e wh o then becam e mas ter held the pos t until h is death , at th e age of eigh tyeight, in Jan u ary 1697 8 , and wa s burie d in Guildford C hurch AUBREY , History o f S urrey , iii, 50 2 . Brook Live s of the Pu ritans, iii , 229 stat es tha t G rayle, having ma rried , in the end o f 1645, a da ughter of o ne Mr. H enry Scu d der, went in th e next year , probably a s minister, to li v e a t Collingbo urne Ducis , Wiltshire. H e subsequentl y beca me rector o f T idwort h in the same coun ty, where , says Wo od, h e was much fo llowe d by the prec ise an d godly party. H e was a man o f much erudition , a n d a pious, faithfu l , and laboriou s minister, muc h belove d by his p arishi oner s. Whil e a strict presbyt erian Grayl e as apparentl y charge d wit h Arminianism an d defend ed hi s principle s in a work , whi ch was publish ed after his deat h wit h a pref ace by Co nst antine Jesso p, minister at Wimbo rne , Dorsetshire, entitl e d A Mo de st Vindication of the D o ctrine of Condition s i n the Cov enant of Grace an d the D e fenders thereof fro m th e Aspe rsions of Arminianism an d Pop ery, whic h Mr. W . Eyr e ca st on them. London, 1655 . Th e preface dated 1 5 Sep t . 1654 says that the boo k had be en delivered to E yr e in t he authors lifet ime . Grayle die d, aged 40, ear l y in 1654 . after a lingerin g illness . H e was buried i n T idworth Chu rch, and a neig hbouring minist er, Dr . Hu mphr y Chambers, pr eached his f uneral sermon be fore th e breth ern , who were p resent i n great numbers. I t i s publishe d with the Mode s t Vin dication. A son o f t he same name s, educated at Exet e r College , Oxford , was re ctor of Bli ckling, Norfolk, a nd p ublished man y sermon s. Woods At henae Oxon. Blis s , iii , 362, i v, 501. in 169 9, bu t the inscription is c orrect l y pres erved in Dingleys Histor y in Mar ble C amden Soc . A daughter married J ohn Gray le q.v. in 16 45. Scudd e r was author if a celebra ted dev otional work e ntitle d Th e Christians Daily Walk e in Hol y Securitie a nd Pe ace. Th e sixth editi on, issue d in 163 5, has an E pist le to the Re ader, by John Davenpo r t q. v. , date d fr om Coleman Street , 25 April 1627. Dav enpor t writ e s th at the first coppi e was more briefe but ? , upo n occas ion of a s econd letter , wherein some othe r c ase s wer e propounded, the judicio u s author not only ha nd le d th ese arguments largely in hi s public minis tery , b u t als o added more particulars for hi s friends full s atis fa ct i on in a second coppy. The title page describ e s i t a sfirst intende d for private use no w throug h im port unit ie published for the commo n good. A Germ an tr ansla tio n by Theodore Haak appeared at Frankf u r t in 163 6. Th e boo k was frequently reissued. the edit io ns of 16 90 an d 17 6 1 have commendations by John Owen , D.D . q.v. , who se po rtrait is prefixed , and by Rich ard Baxte r q .v. . The la tter could not remember an y book whi c h i s writ ten to b e the daily companion of C hristians , to guid e the m in t h e practise of a holy lif e, whic h he preferre d t o it . A fifteenth ed ition wa s issued i n 1813. The fin a l edi tion of 1826, containin g Dave npor t s epistle and Ow e n an d Baxter s recommenda tions, has a n introdu ctory ess a y b y Thomas Chalmers 1 7801847 q. v. Scudder also pub lis he d 1. A Key o f Heaven the L ord s Praye r opene d and a p plyed, 1632 , 12mo dedicate d to Mr. Thomas Crew , an d t o all h i s hopefull children , and has a preface b y R . Sibb s o f Gray s Inn, wh o des cribes it as writted w itho ut aff e ctation. 2. Prototy pes, o f the Primarie Pr ecede n t Presi dents out of the Bo oke of Genesis, Wit h Mr . What e lyes Lif e and Death, 16 40, fol., and 1647. Her e Scu dd e r had th e assistance o f Edward Leigh q.v. , wh o wa s, li ke himself , o ne of Wh ately s executors. A port ra it was e ngraved b y Sherwin i n 167 4. Authorities cit e d Fuller s Hist. o f Cambrid ge University, 1655 , p . 92 Mitchell an d Struther e s Mi nutes of the Westm inster Ass embly, pp. 10 3 , 252, 346 , 4 07, 483, 502Hod gson s Entri es in Parish R egisters o f C ollingb ourne Du cis, reprinte d from the Wilts hire Arc haeolo gical Magazi ne, xxvi, 320 private informati on Gr angers B iogr. Hi st., ii, 183 B roo k s Lives of th e Pur itians, ii , 504 , 505 Bromley an d Evan s Cat. o f Eng r . Portraits.
2). !BIRTH   Will of Henry Scudder, 12 February 1651  pr o v e d 3 1 May 1652 , London , Collingbourne Ducis, Wiltsh ir e , E ngl and.  The will names w ife Joyce  daughters Ja ne , M arth a, B ridgett, and deceased daughter, E lizabeth   g rand daugh ter , Elizabeth  and brother   Thomas Scudder , a n d al l hi s sonn es and his daughter Elizabeth now i n Ne w Englan d...     T h e will also names   cousins Bridge tt Gi les, an d Joh n Scudde r and Eliz abeth Lathrop now i n Ne w England.  !MARRIAGE   Ibid.  !DEATH   Ibid.e who then became mas ter held the pos t u n t i l his death, at the age of eighty eight, in Jan u ar y 16 97  8 , and was buried in Guildford Church  AUBREY , Hi sto r y o f S urrey, iii, 502 . Brook  Lives of the Pu ritan s, i ii , 22 9  states tha t Grayle, having married , in th e en d o f 1645 , a daughter of one Mr. H enry Scud der, wen t i n th e next ye ar, probably as minister, to li ve a t Co llin gbour ne Ducis , Wiltshire.  He subsequentl y became re cto r of T i dworth i n the same county,   where ,   says Wood ,   h e was muc h follow e d by the precise an d godly party.     H e was a ma n of muc h erudition, a n d a   pious, faithf ul, a nd laboriou s ministe r,   much bel oved by his p arish ioners .  While a s trict pres byteria n Grayle as apparentl y charg ed with Armin ianism an d def end ed his principle s in a wor k, which was p ublished a f ter his death wit h a pref ace b y Constantine Je ssop, min is ter at Wimborne , Dorsetshire , entitled   A Mo de st Vin dicati on of the Do ctrine of Cond itions in the Covena n t of Grace a n d the D efenders thereo f from the Aspersio n s of Arminianis m an d Popery, whic h M r. W. Eyre cast o n th em.   London, 165 5 .  The preface  dat ed 15 Sept. 165 4   say s that the boo k h ad been delivere d to Eyre in th e author   s lifet ime . Grayl e died, aged 40 , early in 16 54. afte r a lingerin g illnes s . He was burie d in Tidwor th Church , and a neig hbouring mi nister, Dr . H umphry Ch ambers, prea ched his f uneral sermo n   before th e brether n , who were pr esent i n great numbers.    It is pu blishe d with the   Mode s t Vind ication.    A son o f the sam e na mes, educated at Exet er C ollege , Oxford, wa s recto r o f Blickling, Norfolk, an d p ublished many sermon s .   W o od  s Athenae Oxon.  Bliss   , iii, 362, iv, 501. in 16 9 9 , bu t theinscription is co rre ctl y preserved in Ding ley    s   History in Mar ble    Ca mde n Soc.   A daughter ma rrie d Jo hn Grayle  q.v.  in 164 5. Sc udder was author i f a cel ebrate d devotional work en title d   The Christian   s Daily W alke i n Holy Securitie an d Peace .   The sixth e diti on, is sued i n 1635, has an   Ep istle t o the Reader,    by John Dav enpo r t  q.v. , dated f rom Colem an Street , 25 April 1627 .  Dave nport write s th at   the fir st cop pie was more brie fe  but?  , upon occasi on of a s eco n d letter, wherein som e other cas es were pr opounded, th e j udiciou s author no t only handle d these a rguments la rgel y in his public mini s tery, but als o adde d more par ticular s for his friends f ull satisfacti o n i n a secon d coppy.     The title page des cribes it as   fir s t intend e d for pri vate use  now throug h importunitie p ubli she d for the comm o n good.   A Germa n translation b y Theod o re Haak appeare d at Frankfur t i n 1636. The boo k was f reque ntly reissued .  the editions o f 1690 and 17 6 1 hav e commend ations by Jo hn Owen, D.D.  q .v. , whos e portra it is prefixe d , and b y Richard Baxte r  q.v.  .  The lat ter could not rem ember   a ny book whi c h is wri tten to b e the daily companio n of Chr istians, t o guide t hem in t h e practise of a holy l ife,   w hich he p referre d to it .  A fifteenth ed ition was i ssue d in 1813 .  Th e fina l edition of 1826, containing Dav e npo rt  s epi stl e an d Owen and Baxter  s recommendations, ha s a n intro d u cto ry essay by Thomas Chalmers  1780 1847   q. v.   Scu dd e r also published   1.    A Key of Heaven  the Lord    s P ra y e r opened and applyed,1632, 12mo  dedicated t o    M r . Th omas Crew, and to all h is hopefull children,    a n d h a s a preface by R. Sibbs of Gray  s Inn, wh o des crib e s i t a s   writted without affectation.   2.   Prototy pe s , o f t he P rimarie Precedent Presidents out of the B oo k e of Genes is, W it h Mr. Whatelye  s Life and Death,    164 0 , fol., an d 1647 .  Here Scudde r had the assistan ce o f Ed ward Leig h  q.v., who was, like himself, o n e of Wh ately   s executo rs.  A po rtrait was engraved by S herwin i n 16 7 4.   Author ities cite d  Fuller  s Hist. o f Cambrid ge Un iversity, 1655 , p . 92  M itchell and Stru there  s Mi nute s of the Westmins ter Assembly , pp. 10 3 , 252, 346, 4 07, 4 83, 502  Hodgson   s Entries in P aris h Registers of C olling b ourne Ducis, rep rinted from t h e Wiltshire Archae ologica l Magazine, xxvi, 3 20  privat e inf ormation  Grang er  s Bio gr. Hist., ii, 183   Broo k   s Lives o f the Puriti ans, ii , 504, 505  Bromley a nd Eva n  s Cat . o f Engr. Por traits.





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