Reference Entry

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

R. Arthur Burns

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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


University and marriage | Young clergyman | Archdeacon of Surrey and dean of Westminster | Bishop of Oxford | National prominence: 'Soapy Sam' | The defence of orthodoxy | Bishop of Winchester | Assessment

Reference Entry.  5449 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: biography ; history

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