Nathaniel Coga, D.D.[1] (b Veryan 1637 – d Cambridge 1693) was a 17th-century academic:[2]Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge[3] from 1677 until his death.[4]

Coga entered Pembroke College, Cambridge in 1653. He graduated B.A. in 1657 and M.A. in 1660.[5] He became a Fellow of Pembroke in 1671; and was appointed Junior Proctor later that year.[6] Coga held livings at Barton, Swaffham, Feltwell[7] and Framlingham[8] He was also Chaplain to Matthew Wren.[9] He became Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge in 1680, holding the office (as was customary at that time) for a year.[10]


  1. ^ ""Proceedings of the Cambridge Antiquarian Society, with communications made to the society" p125: London; George Bell; 1912
  2. ^ English book owners in the 17th Century
  3. ^ "Pembroke College Cambridge: A Short History" Attwater, A. p80: Cambridge; CUP; 1936
  4. ^ British History On-line
  5. ^ 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, John Venn/John Archibald Venn Cambridge University Press > (10 volumes 1922 to 1953) Part II. 1209-1751 Vol. i. Abbas – Cutts, (1922) p364 > (10 volumes 1922 to 1953) Part I. 1209-1751 Vol. iii. Kaile – Ryves, (1924) p46]
  6. ^ List of Cantabularian Proctors
  7. ^ Parish web site
  8. ^ British Isle Genealogy Framlingham Parish
  9. ^  "DNB Wren, Matthew". Dictionary of National Biography. London: Smith, Elder & Co. 1885–1900.
  10. ^ University of Cambridge web-site
Academic offices Preceded byRobert Mapletoft Master of Pembroke College, Cambridge 1677-1693 Succeeded byThomas Browne Preceded byHumphrey Gower Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge 1681-1682 Succeeded byJohn Coplestone