- J. E. Lloyd
- , revised by S. J. Skedd
Samuel, Edward (1674–1748), Church of England clergyman and translator, was born at Cwt-y-Defaid in the parish of Penmorfa, Caernarvonshire, the son of Edward Samuel. His parents were poor, and he owed his education to the interest of Bishop Humphrey Humphreys of Bangor. On 19 May 1693, aged nineteen, he matriculated as a 'pauper puer' from ...