Thomas Gataker, an English ecclesiastic, born in London, Sept. 4, 1574, died June 27, 1654. He wrote several works illustrative of the Scriptures. In 1642 he was chosen member of the assembly of divines at Westminster. In 1648 he remonstrated, in conjunction with 47 of his brethren, against the proceedings of the long parliament in relation to the king. In 1652 he published a critical edition of Marcus Aurelius's "Meditations," with notes, and an introductory discourse on the philosophy of the Stoics. The best edition of his works is that of Utrecht, 2 vols, folio, 1698.