Cambridge (Cambridgeshire)

Scope and Content

Last will and testament of Thomas Sclater, doctor of physic.

[Thomas Slater or Sclater, baptised at Halifax in 1615; admitted a pensioner at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, in 1631; migrated to Trinity and awarded a scholarship in 1634; awarded BA 1635-6, MA 1639; elected a fellow of Trinity in 1637, later ejected; created MD in 1649; elected MP for Cambridge University in 1659; created a baronet in 1660; died in 1684. Source: Venn John Venn and J.A. Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses, part 1 (to 1751), volume 4 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1927).]