White, Thomas (1), Dd
White, Thomas (1), D.D.
an English clergyman, was born at Bristol about 1550; was educated at Magdalen Hall, Oxford, where he graduated about 1570; took holy orders, and preached frequently; received the living of St. Gregory's in London; became vicar of St. Dunstan's, Fleet Street, in 1575; was made prebendary of Mora, St. Paul's, in 1588, treasurer of Salisbury in 1590; canon of Christ Church 'in 1591, and canon of Windsor in 1593. He died March 1, 1624. He was noted: for his benefactions in founding hospitals and almshouses, but especially for the founding of Sion College, London. His published works consist of a few sermons.