Sir Henry Savile (1549-1622) thereupon appointed him in 1619 to the Savilian chair of astronomy just founded by him at Oxford; Bainbridge was incorporated of Merton College and became, in 1631 and 1635 respectively, junior and senior reader of Linacre's lectures.
After the conclusion of the war with Great Britain, Bainbridge served against the Barbary pirates once more.
WILLIAM BAINBRIDGE (1774-1833), commodore in the United States navy, was born on the 7th of May 1774 in Princeton, New Jersey.
Under Bainbridge she was sent to cruise in the South Atlantic. On the 29th of December 1812 he fell in with H.M.S.
JOHN BAINBRIDGE (1582-1643), English astronomer, was born at Ashby-de-la-Zouch, in Leicestershire.