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Smith, Williamlocked

(1711–1787)
  • Francis Sanders
  • , revised by Philip Carter

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Smith, William (1711–1787), classical scholar, was born on 30 May 1711 at Worcester, where his father, Richard Smith, was rector of All Saints' Church. He entered Worcester grammar school (Queen Elizabeth's) in 1722, and proceeded in 1728 to New College, Oxford. He was there a contemporary of ...

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