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Authorised form of nameGale; Thomas (? 1636 - 1702)
SurnameGale
ForenamesThomas
Dates? 1636 - 1702
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Scruton, Yorkshire, England (1635 or 1636)
Death:
York, Yorkshire (07 or 08 April 1702)
Burial:
The middle of the choir of York Minster, York, Yorkshire
ActivityProfession:
Clergyman, Church of England
Education:
Westminster School; Trinity College, Cambridge; BA (1658/98), MA (1662), BD and DD (1675); incorporated at Oxford (1669)
Career:
Fellow of Trinity (1659); signed for priest's orders (1666); Vicar of Barrington, Cambridgeshire (1667); Regius Professor of Greek (1672); High Master of St Paul's (1672-1697); Prebendary of St Paul's (1676); Dean of York (1697-1702); friend and correspondent of Samuel Pepys (FRS 1665)
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
6/12/1677
Council:
Sec 1679-1681, 1685-1693; VP 1682- , 1685--; Council 1678-1681, 1683, 1685-1695, 1697
RelationshipsSon of Christopher Gale of Scruton and his wife, Frances Conyers of Holtby, Yorkshire; married Barbara, daughter of Roger or Thomas Pepys of Impington, Cambridgeshire; father of Roger Gale (FRS 1717); father-in-law of William Stukeley MD (FRS 1718)
SourcesSources:
Bulloch's Roll; DNB; Venn; Hunter; Foster
Royal Society codeNA5147
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EL/L1/61Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Thomas Gale28 September 1680
EL/L1/54Summary of letter from Antoni van Leeuwenhoek to Thomas Gale13 May 1680
EL/H2/68Elizabeth Hevelius to Thomas Gale1 November 1687
EL/T/54Ralph Thoresby, dated at Leeds, to Thomas Gale6 November 1697
EL/L1/53Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Thomas Gale13 May 1680
EL/L1/57Antoni van Leeuwenhoek, dated at Delft, to Thomas Gale14 June 1680
CLP/16/23About the origin of the syphon from 'Demonstratione Evangelica' by Dr Galend
EL/V/33John W Valvasor of Carniola to Thomas GaleAugust 1686
IM/001592Gale, Thomasnd
LBO/11B/88Copy of an [anonymous] letter to Thomas Galend
LBO/8/66Copy letter from John Wallis, Oxford, to Thomas Gale14 December 1680
LBO/10/99Copy letter from William Musgrave, New College Oxford, to Thomas Gale17 January 1685 [1686]
LBO/10/106Copy letter from John Ray, Black Notley, to Thomas Gale3 May 1686
MS/557/2/1Secretarial notes of Royal Society meetings by Thomas Gale and others, 1686-9110 March 1686-25 February 1691
P/0047Portrait of Gale, Thomas
IM/001593Gale, Thomasnd
EL/V/34Partial translation of a letter from Joannes Weichard Valvasor to Thomas Galend
EL/H2/54Johannes Hevelius, dated at Danzig (Gdansk), to Thomas Gale9 January 1682
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