Jerome Beale was Master of Pembroke from 1619 to 1630;[1] and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge in 1622 to 1623.[2]

Beale was born in Worcestershire. He graduated B.A. from Christ's College, Cambridge in 1596; M.A. from Pembroke College, Cambridge in 1599; B.D. in 1607 and D.D. in 1619.[3] He held livings at Cowfold, West Wittering, Nuthurst, Hardwicke and Willingham.[4][5]

Beale cited and defended the Dutch Arminian literature.[6] He held Arminian views.[7]

Notes and references


  1. ^ "Pembroke College Cambridge: A Short History" Attwater,A. p68: Cambridge, CUp, 1936 ISBN 978-1-108-01533-2
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  3. ^ Venn, John & Venn, John Archibald. Alumni Cantabrigienses: A Biographical List of All Known Students, Graduates and Holders of Office at the University of Cambridge, from the Earliest Times to 1900, Cambridge University Press Part I vol. i p116
  4. ^ Nicholas W. S. Cranfield, ‘Beale, Jerome (d. 1631)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, 2004; online edn, Jan 2008 accessed 11 Feb 2017
  5. ^ Peile, John, ed. (1910). Biographical Register of Christ's College, 1505–1905. Vol. 1. Cambridge University Press. pp. 204–205. ISBN 9781107426047. Retrieved 1 April 2018.
  6. ^ Milton 2002, p. 436.
  7. ^ Höfele, Laqué & Ruge 2007, p. 106.


Academic offices Preceded byNicholas Felton Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge 1619–1630 Succeeded byBenjamin Laney Preceded byLeonard Mawe Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge 1622–1623 Succeeded byThomas Paske

 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainStephen, Leslie, ed. (1886). "Beale, Jerome". Dictionary of National Biography. Vol. 7. London: Smith, Elder & Co.[verification needed]