Gataker, Charles

Gataker, Charles son of Thomas Gataker (see below), was born at Rotherhithe about 1614, and was educated at St. Paul's School, at Sidney College, Cambridge, and at Pembroke College, Oxford. He became chaplain to viscount Falkland, and afterwards rector of Hoggeston, in Buckinghamshire, where he continued from 1647 till his death in 1680. Among his writings are, The Way of Truth and Peace, or a Reconciliation of St. Paul and St. James concerning Justification (1669, 8vo): — An Answer to five captious Questions propounded by a Factor for the Papacy, by parallel Questions and positive Resolutions (Lond. 1673, 4to): — The Papists' Bait, or their usual Method of gaining Proselytes, answered (Lond. 1674, 4to): — Ichnographia Doctrinae de Justificatione secundum Typum in Monte: (Lond. 1681, 4to). Gataker wrote Animadversions on Bull's Harmonia Apostolica, which brought out Bull's Examen Censure. — Hook, Eccl. Biog. 5:276; Woods, Athen. Oxon. volume 2.

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