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NameThomas Gataker (Gatacre)
Livedb. 1574-09-04 - d. 1654-07-27 (old)
Linked Manuscripts
Linked SermonsSermon 1 on Luke 21:36 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon 1 on Malachi 1:8 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon 2 on Luke 21:36 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon 2 on Malachi 1:8 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon 3 on Luke 21:36 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon 4 on Luke 21:36 -- preacher (autograph: no)Sermon on 1 Peter 4:11 -- preacher (autograph: yes)The new creature in Christe. A sermon on 2 Corinth. 5. 17 -- preacher (autograph: uncertain)The Testimony given to one Mrs Rebecka Crisp, in a funerall sermon, preached at her buriall, by Mr. Thomas Gataker -- preacher (autograph: no)
Linked ReportsSermon on unidentified text -- author of letterSermon on unidentified text -- author of letter
Associated PlacesRotherhithe (Redriff) -- ParishSt John's College -- Place of StudyLincoln's Inn -- PostSidney Sussex College -- Post
Source of DataJeanne Shami; Hannah Yip.
Biographical Sources ConsultedODNB (Article: 10445); ACAD (Venn) (ID: GTKR593T)
Other NoteThomas Gataker was born on 4 September 1574 at Lombard Street, London. He was the son of Thomas Gatacre (1531/2-1593), rector of St Edmund the King, Lombard Street. He graduated B.A. from St John's College, Cambridge in 1594, proceeding M.A. in 1597. He also held a Fellowship at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge from 1596 until 1600. In 1601, he preached at Lincoln's Inn. Gataker was awarded the degree of B.D. from Sidney Sussex College in 1604. He became rector of Rotherhithe in 1611, a post which he held until his death on 27 July 1654. During his lifetime, he published many sermons. For further information, see Diane Willen, 'Thomas Gataker and the Use of Print in the English Godly Community', Huntington Library Quarterly, 70.3 (2007), pp. 343-364.
GEMMS record createdDecember 11, 2016
GEMMS record last editedDecember 02, 2021