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Cambridge Platonists at Cambridge Colleges

CAMBRIDGE PLATONISTS AT CAMBRIDGE COLLEGES

 

Thomas Baines:

Christ’s College:  admitted 1638; BA 1643; MA 1649; (MD Padua), incorp. Cambridge 1661;                                               buried in college chapel, 1680

 

Ralph Cudworth:

Emmanuel College:  admitted 1632; BA 1636; MA 1639; fellow 1639-45

Clare College:  master 1645-54; Regius Professor of Hebrew 1645; BD 1646; DD 1651

Christ’s College:  master 1654-88; buried in college chapel 1688

 

Nathaniel Culverwell:

Emmanuel College:  admitted 1633; BA 1637; MA 1640; fellow 1642-51;                                                                                           buried in college chapel? 1651

 

John Finch:

Christ’s College:  admitted 1645; (migrated to Balliol College, Oxford, BA 1647);                                                                    returned to Christ’s 1647; MA 1649; (MD Padua 1660), incorp. Cambridge 1660

 

Henry Hallywell:

Christ’s College:  admitted 1657; BA 1661; fellow 1662-67; MA 1664

 

Henry More:

Christ’s College:  admitted 1631; BA 1636; MA 1639; fellow 1641-87; DD 1661;                                                                         buried in college chapel 1687

 

William Outram:

Trinity College:  admitted 1642; BA 1646; fellow 1647-48

Christ’s College:  fellow 1648-57; MA 1649; proctor 1655; DD 1662

 

Symon Patrick:

Queens’ College:  admitted 1644; BA 1648; fellow 1649-58; MA 1651; BD 1658;                                                                         elected president 1661 but overridden by royal mandate

 

John Ray:

Trinity College: admitted 1644

St Catharine’s College:  migrated from Trinity 1644; BA 1648

Trinity College:  fellow 1649-62; MA 1651; tutor 1653-60; junior dean 1658-59

 

George Rust:

St Catharine’s College:  admitted 1644; BA 1647

Christ’s College:  fellow 1649-59; MA 1650; BD 1658; DD incorp. from Trinity College Dublin? 1666

 

John Sharp:

Christ’s College:  admitted 1660; BA 1664; MA 1667; DD 1679

 

John Smith:

Emmanuel College:  admitted 1636; BA 1641; MA 1644

Queens’ College:  fellow 1644-52; buried in college chapel 1652

 

Peter Sterry:

Emmanuel College:  admitted 1629; BA 1634; fellow 1637-39; MA 1637

 

Benjamin Whichcote:

Emmanuel College:  admitted 1626; BA 1630; MA 1633; fellow 1633-43; BD 1640

King’s College:  provost 1645-60; DD 1649; vice chancellor 1650-51

 

John Worthington:

Emmanuel College:  admitted 1632; BA 1636; MA 1639; fellow 1642-50; BD 1646

Jesus College:  master 1650-60; DD 1655; vice-chancellor 1657-8

 

 

Submitted by Marilyn Lewis, 9 August 2013

Information from ODNB; Peile, Biographical Register of Christ’s College; Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses.


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