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Birch, Thomas

Born: 1705 AD
Died: 1766 AD
Nationality: English
Categories: Clergymen, Historian

1705 – Thomas Birch was born on the 23rd of November at Clerkenwell.

 

1728 – Married Hannah Cox, who died in the following year.

 

1730 – He was ordained deacon in the Church of England.

 

1731 – Became priest.

 

1735 – He became a member of the Society of Antiquaries.

 

1742 – Edited the State Papers of John Thurloe.

 

1744 – Wrote a Life of the Right Honourable Robert Boyle.

 

1752-1728 – Elected a fellow of the Royal Society and served as secretary.

 

1760 – Wrote "Life of Henry, Prince of Wales".

 

1766 – Birch was killed on the 9th of January by a fall from his horse.