Thomas Sheafe

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Thomas Sheafe D.D. (d. 12 December 1639) was a Canon of Windsor from 1614 to 1639. [1]

Dean and Canons of Windsor ecclesiastical body of St Georges Chapel at Windsor Castle

The Dean and Canons of Windsor are the ecclesiastical body of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle.

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Family

He was the son of Thomas Sheafe, clothier of Cranbook in Kent.

His son, Revd Thomas Sheafe MD FRCP, was Gulstonian lecturer in 1641, of Binfield, Berkshire.

Career

He was King’s Scholar at Eton College and the educated at King’s College, Cambridge where he graduated BA in 1585, MA in 1588 BD in 1595 and DD in 1606.

Eton College British independent boarding school located in Eton

Eton College is an English 13–18 independent boarding school and sixth form for boys in the parish of Eton, near Windsor in Berkshire. It was founded in 1440 by King Henry VI as The King's College of Our Lady of Eton besides Wyndsor, as a sister institution to King's College, Cambridge, making it the 18th-oldest Headmasters' and Headmistresses' Conference school.

He was appointed:

He was appointed to the ninth stall in St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle in 1614, a position he held until 1639.

St Georges Chapel, Windsor Castle Church in Windsor, England

St George's Chapel at Windsor Castle in England, is a chapel designed in the high-medieval Gothic style. It is both a Royal Peculiar, a church under the direct jurisdiction of the monarch, and the Chapel of the Order of the Garter. Seating approximately 800, it is located in the Lower Ward of the castle.

Publications

Notes

  1. Fasti Wyndesorienses, May 1950. S. L. Ollard. Published by the Dean and Canons of St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle
  2. The Poems of Phineas Fletcher. C. Tiplady. 1869

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