Patten, Thomas D.I., an English divine, was born about the first quarter of the 18th century. He was educated at the University of Cambridge, and was honored with a fellowship by Corpus Christi College of that university. After taking holy orders he became rector at Childrey, in Berkshire. He died in 1790. His Sermons and Theological Treatises were published from 1755-62 at Oxford. He wrote principally on Christian evidences. See Darling, Cyclop. Bibliogr. 2:2309.