Robert Norgate, D.D. (died 1587) was an English priest and academic in the second half of the sixteenth century.[1][2]

Norgate was born in Aylsham. He was educated at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, graduating B.A. in 1565; MA in 1568; and B.D. in 1575. He was appointed Fellow in 1567; and Master in 1573. He was Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge from 1584 to 1585.[3] He held livings at Forncett and Little Gransden. He died at the Master's Lodge on 2 November 1587.


  1. ^ Wright, Stephen. "Norgate, Robert". Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (online ed.). Oxford University Press. doi:10.1093/ref:odnb/20253. (Subscription or UK public library membership required.)
  2. ^ 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 I. 1209–1751 Vol. iii. Kaile – Ryves, (1924) p262
  3. ^ University of Cambridge web-site