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Wilberforce, Samuel 1805-1873

Overview
Works: 880 works in 2,059 publications in 3 languages and 15,709 library holdings
Genres: Biographies  History  Personal correspondence  Fiction  Sermons  Juvenile works  Controversial literature  Quotations  Bibliographies  Christian fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Correspondent
Classifications: DA447.G6, B
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The life of William Wilberforce by Robert Isaac Wilberforce( )

64 editions published between 1833 and 2011 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

William Wilberforce (1759-1833) was a politician, philanthropist and evangelical Christian, now best known for his work to end the slave trade. Elected to Parliament in 1780, he campaigned unsuccessfully for penal and electoral reform. In 1787, at the encouragement of his friend William Pitt, he took up the cause of abolition at Westminster and lobbied influential people tirelessly, but humanitarian and ethical arguments were slow to overcome the economic interests of those who had made fortunes from the slave trade or the use of slave labour. It was not until 1807 that the Abolition Bill was finally passed. Wilberforce continued his work for emancipation, and also campaigned for religious liberty. This biography, based on his own writings, was published by two of his sons in 1838, but sheds more light on religious than on political aspects of his life. Volume 4 covers the period from 1812 to 1818
The life of Mrs. Godolphin by John Evelyn( Book )

40 editions published between 1847 and 2013 in English and held by 482 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Evelyn (1620-1706), a founder member of the Royal Society, was a horticulturalist and author, best remembered for his diaries. Throughout his prolific writings he exhibits a strong distaste for the corruption of life at court. The beautiful and pious Margaret Godolphin (1652-78), a courtier more than thirty years Evelyn's junior, with whom he struck up an intense friendship in 1672, was maid of honour in the household of Queen Catherine, wife of King Charles II. To Evelyn she represented the antithesis of the corruption he despised. Written as 'a record of her perfections' following her death in childbirth, this hagiographic biography reflects the extent of Evelyn's devotion. Left among his unrevised manuscripts, it was not published until 1847, nearly two centuries after its composition. Edited by the bishop and orator Samuel Wilberforce (1805-73), the work includes helpful notes and genealogical tables that elucidate the text
Agathos and other Sunday stories by Samuel Wilberforce( )

66 editions published between 1840 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 389 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Agathos -- The ravens in the famine -- The man in the dungeon --The children and the lion -- The storm at sea -- The two roads -- The spring morning -- The runners -- The young shepherd -- The tent on the plain
The correspondence of William Wilberforce by William Wilberforce( )

12 editions published between 1840 and 1980 in English and held by 360 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of William Wilberforce by Robert Isaac Wilberforce( )

17 editions published between 1838 and 1846 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reproof of the American church by Samuel Wilberforce( )

11 editions published in 1846 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Heroes of Hebrew history by S Wilberforce( Book )

34 editions published between 1870 and 2017 in English and held by 284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The following sketches, with the exception of 'David the King', have already appeared in the pages of Good words."
Essays contributed to the Quarterly review by Samuel Wilberforce( )

15 editions published between 1874 and 1998 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Bishop of Oxford's charge : marriage with a deceased wife's sister( )

6 editions published in 1859 in English and held by 268 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A reproof of the American church on the subject of slavery by Samuel Wilberforce( )

5 editions published in 1853 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Journal and letters of the Rev. Henry Martyn by Henry Martyn( Book )

13 editions published between 1837 and 1977 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Protestant Episcopal Church in America by Samuel Wilberforce( Book )

14 editions published between 1844 and 1976 in English and held by 196 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of William Wilberforce by Robert Isaac Wilberforce( Book )

2 editions published in 1838 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A history of the Protestant Episcopal church in America by Samuel Wilberforce( Book )

19 editions published between 1844 and 1980 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Christ the healer : a sermon by Samuel Wilberforce( )

5 editions published between 1856 and 2017 in English and held by 177 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The correspondence of William Wilberforce by William Wilberforce( Book )

14 editions published between 1840 and 2009 in English and held by 148 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Addresses to the candidates for ordination, on the questions in the ordination service by Samuel Wilberforce( Book )

23 editions published between 1860 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The note book of a country clergyman by Samuel Wilberforce( )

11 editions published between 1833 and 1979 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The life of William Wilberforce
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Addresses to the candidates for ordination, on the questions in the ordination serviceLord Bishop : the life of Samuel Wilberforce, 1805-1873Darwin in Malibu
Alternative Names
Country clergyman 1805-1873

Samuel 1805-1873 Lord Bishop of Oxford

Samuel, Lord Bishop of Oxford

Samuel, Lord Bishop of Oxford, 1805-1873

Samuel Wilberforce anglikanischer Bischof

Samuel Wilberforce Brits priester (1805-1873)

Samuel Wilberforce brittiläinen anglikaanipiispa

Samuel Wilberforce brittisk biskop

Wilberforce, Samuel 1805-1873 Bp. of Winchester

Wilberforce, Samuel, Bp. of Winchester, 1805-1873

Wiripewohe, Hamuera 1805-1873

Сэмюэл Уилберфорс британский епископ

Уилберфорс, Сэмюэл

ウイルバルフオルス

サミュエル・ウィルバーフォース

塞缪尔·威伯福斯

塞繆爾·威爾伯福斯

塞缪尔·韋伯佛斯

Languages
English (515)

Bengali (2)

Welsh (1)