HACKET, Sir Andrew (c.1632-1709), of Moxhull, Wishaw, Warws.
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Family and Education
b. c.1632, 2nd but 1st surv. s. of John Hacket, bp. of Lichfield 1661-70 by 1st w. Elizabeth, da. of William Stebbins of Earl Soham, Suff. educ. Westminster; Trinity Coll. Camb. 1645, BA 1649, MA 1652; G. Inn 1653. m. (1) by 1662, Mary, da. of Joseph Henslow, bp. of Peterborough 1663-79, 1da.; (2) by 1665, Mary (d. 11 Dec. 1716), da. and coh. of John Lisle of Moxhull, 3s. 3da. suc. fa. 1670; kntd. 16 Jan. 1671.1
Recorder, Tamworth 1670-May 1688; j.p. Warws. 1677-d., commr. for assessment 1677-80, 1689, dep. lt. 1686-7, 1689-?d., sheriff 1684-5.2
Master in Chancery 1670-80.3
Hacket was the grandson of a Scottish household official in the service of Prince Henry. His father, chaplain to Bishop Williams, was so moderate an Anglican that he was invited to the Westminster assembly and retained his living at Cheam throug