Gale, Thomas D.D., a learned English divine and antiquarian, was born in 1636 at Scruton, in Yorkshire. He became fellow of Trinity, and was elected regius professor of Greek in 1666; was, made prebendary of St. Paul's in 1676, and dean of York in 1697. He died April 8, 1702. He published Opuscula Mythologica, etc., Gr. and Lat. (Camb. 1671, 8vo): — Histori-Poeticae antiqui Scriptores, Graece et Latine: — Herodoti Halicarnassensis Historarum, lib. 9: — Historiae Britanniae, Saxonicae, Anglo-Danicae Scriptores 15, ex vetust. codd. MS. (Oxon. 1691, fol.). This work contains nearly all the original writers of English history.