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Wesley, Samuellocked

(bap. 1662, d. 1735)
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Wesley, Samuel (bap. 1662, d. 1735), Church of England clergyman and poet, was baptized on 17 December 1662 in Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset, probably the third of at least four children of the Revd John Westley (1635/6–1671), vicar of Winterborne Whitechurch until his ejection, in 1662, under the ...

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A. G. Matthews, (1934); repr. (1988)