Mathesis Nov. 1703 - Page 8

John Wallis studied physics, philosophy, logic, and theology.

John Wallis was originally a member of the Puritans, but switched his allegiances to the Presbyterians.

John Wallis originally attempted to become a doctor, but realized he enjoyed mathematics more.

Thomas Hobbes was a long standing rival of John Wallis due to his insistence on many incorrect theorems.