Calvert, Thomas

Calvert, Thomas an English nonconformist divine, uncle to James Calvert, was born at York in 1606, and educated at Sidney College, Cambridge. He served as chaplain to Sir T. Burdet, in Derbyshire, for some time, and afterwards held the vicarage of Trinity, in York. He also preached at Christchurch, York, and was one of the four preachers who officiated at the cathedral during the time of Cromwell. When the act of uniformity was passed he was ejected from Allhallows parish, in that city, and lived privately. He died March, 1679. His works include Mel Cceli, an Exposition of Isa. liii (1657): — The Blessed Jew of Morocco (1648): -Three Sermons (1660): — Heart Salve for a Wounded Soul, etc. (1675). See Chalmers, Biog. Diet. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.

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