Wilberforce, Samuel (M)

b. 7 September 1805. d. 19 July 1873. Nationality: English.
Clergyman and poet. Son of MP William Wilberforce. Educated at Oriel College, Oxford. Gained national prominence as a public speaker and defender of the church, culminating in a debate against Charles Darwin. Appointed bishop of Winchester in 1869. Married Emily Sargent on 10 June 1828. Biographical information: *ODNB*. (JS)

Poems associated with this person

Total poems: 1
Poem title Date Periodical Roles id #
Lavington, Feb. 10, 1849 1880-03 Macmillan’s Magazine Poet 14895