Long, Thomas an English Nonconformist, was born at Exeter in 1621. He was educated at Exeter College, and about 1660 became prebendary of Exeter cathedral, from which he was ejected in 1688 for refusing to take the oath to William and Mary. He died in 1700. Mr. Long published a Vindication of the Prinmitive Christians in Point of Obedience to their Prince (1683): — Answer to Locke's first Letter on Toleration (1689): — Vox Cleri on Alterations in the Liturgy (1690); and a Review of Dr. Walker's Account of the Author of Eikon Basilike. See Wood, Athen. Oxon.; Thomas, Dictionary of Biography and Mythology, s.v.