Reference Entry

Wilberforce, Samuel (1805–1873), bishop of Oxford and of Winchester

Arthur Burns

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Wilberforce, Samuel (1805–1873), bishop of Oxford and of Winchester, was born on 7 September 1805 at Broomfield, Clapham Common, fifth child in the family of four sons and two daughters of William Wilberforce (1759–1833), MP and philanthropist, and his wife, Barbara Ann (1777–1847)...

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Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches

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