- Adam Mosley
Chamber, John (1546–1604), Church of England clergyman and author, was born in May 1546, at Swillington in Yorkshire; nothing is known of his early life or parentage. He was educated at Merton College, Oxford, being admitted to the BA on 18 October 1568, and was elected a probationary fellow on 20 December 1569. Confirmed in his fellowship on 28 April 1571, he proceeded to the MA on 7 October 1573. He was appointed to lecture on grammar on 5 April 1574, and on Greek on 16 April 1576, and became the junior Linacre lecturer in medicine on 31 October 1576; he was reappointed to this position on 18 December 1579. He planned, but does not seem to have made, a trip to the continent in 1581; and being elected a fellow of ...