William Thornton (academic)

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William Thornton (died 1707) was Principal of Hart Hall, later Hertford College, Oxford, from 1688 until his death in 1707.

Background[edit]

William Thornton was the son of William Thornton of Milborne Port in Somerset. He was educated at Sherborne,[1] and Wadham College, Oxford of which he became a Fellow in 1667 and Sub-Warden in 1676.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The Sherborne Register 1550-1950" (PDF). Old Shirbirnian Society. Retrieved 8 February 2019.