Adams, Thomas

, brother to the above, became also a student of Brasen-nose college, Oxford, in July 1649, and was made fellow in June 1652. He performed alt his college exercises with approbation, and was much esteemed for his learning, piety, diligence, and good-humour, and very much employed as a tutor. He was ejected in 1662 from the university, and resided for a considerable time in the family of sir Samuel Jones, and afterwards was chaplain to the countess dowager of Clare. He wrote a few practical tracts on the “Principles of Religion,” and one on the controversy between the Church and the Dissenters. He died Dec. 11, 1670. 2


Wood’s Fasti. vol. II.—Calamy.