Samuel Wesley (poet)

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Samuel Wesley (baptised 17 December 1662 – 25 April 1735) was a clergyman of the Church of England, as well as a poet and a writer of controversial prose.wikipedia
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Charles Wesley

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He was also the father of John Wesley and Charles Wesley, founders of Methodism. He fathered among others Samuel (the younger), Mehetabel, John and Charles Wesley.
Wesley was born in Epworth, Lincolnshire, the son of Anglican cleric and poet Samuel Wesley and his wife Susanna.

John Wesley

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He was also the father of John Wesley and Charles Wesley, founders of Methodism. He fathered among others Samuel (the younger), Mehetabel, John and Charles Wesley.
John Wesley was born in 1703 in Epworth, 23 miles (37 km) north-west of Lincoln, as the fifteenth child of Samuel Wesley and his wife Susanna Wesley (née Annesley).

Samuel Wesley (the Younger)

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He fathered among others Samuel (the younger), Mehetabel, John and Charles Wesley.
Wesley was the eldest son of the cleric and poet Samuel Wesley and of Susanna Annesley Wesley.

Mehetabel Wesley Wright

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He fathered among others Samuel (the younger), Mehetabel, John and Charles Wesley.
Born in Epworth, Lincolnshire, Wright was the daughter of Samuel Wesley, an Anglican clergyman and poet and his wife Susanna Wesley (née Annesley).

Newington Green

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Gale's death in 1678 forestalled this plan; instead, he attended another grammar school and then studied at dissenting academies under Edward Veel in Stepney and then Charles Morton in Newington Green, where Gale had lived.
Another pupil was the controversial poet Samuel Wesley, father of John Wesley, the great religious leader.

Susanna Wesley

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Wesley married Susanna Annesley in 1688.
She and Samuel Wesley were married on 11 November 1688.

Epworth, Lincolnshire

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In 1694 he took his MA from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and the following year he became rector of Epworth.
Their father, Samuel Wesley, was the rector from 1695 to 1735.

Dissenting academies

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Gale's death in 1678 forestalled this plan; instead, he attended another grammar school and then studied at dissenting academies under Edward Veel in Stepney and then Charles Morton in Newington Green, where Gale had lived.
Samuel Wesley the elder, a contemporary of Defoe's, described his teacher "as universal in his learning", although he also attacked the academy on uncertain grounds for promoting king-killing doctrines.

Charles Morton (educator)

Charles Morton
Gale's death in 1678 forestalled this plan; instead, he attended another grammar school and then studied at dissenting academies under Edward Veel in Stepney and then Charles Morton in Newington Green, where Gale had lived.
Samuel Wesley the elder, a contemporary of Defoe's, described his teacher "as universal in his learning", but in 1703 attacked the dissenting academies, including Morton's, in his ‘Letter from a Country Divine'.

John Westley

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Samuel Wesley was the second son of Rev. John Westley or Wesley, rector of Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset.
Their second son was Rev. Samuel Wesley, a High Church Anglican vicar and the father of John and Charles Wesley.

John Dunton

During the run of the Athenian Gazette (1691–1697) he joined with Richard Sault and John Norris in assisting John Dunton, the promoter of the undertaking.
He became a bookseller at the sign of the Raven, near the Royal Exchange, and married Elizabeth Annesley, daughter of Samuel Annesley, whose sister married Samuel Wesley.

Richard Sault

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During the run of the Athenian Gazette (1691–1697) he joined with Richard Sault and John Norris in assisting John Dunton, the promoter of the undertaking.
Before the third number Dunton and Sault had joined to them Dunton's brother-in-law, Samuel Wesley.

Corpus Christi College, Cambridge

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In 1694 he took his MA from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and the following year he became rector of Epworth.

Edward Veel

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Gale's death in 1678 forestalled this plan; instead, he attended another grammar school and then studied at dissenting academies under Edward Veel in Stepney and then Charles Morton in Newington Green, where Gale had lived.
He kept also a dissenting academy at Stepney for "university learning"; among his pupils was Samuel Wesley.

Hudibras

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The first poem, "On a Maggot", is composed in hudibrastics, with a diction obviously Butlerian, and it is followed by facetious poetic dialogues and by Pindarics of the Cowleian sort but on such subjects as "On the Grunting of a Hog."
Of the most famous was Ned Ward and his Hudibras Redivivus with Samuel Wesley father of John Wesley emulating the work.

Church of England

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Samuel Wesley (baptised 17 December 1662 – 25 April 1735) was a clergyman of the Church of England, as well as a poet and a writer of controversial prose.

Methodism

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He was also the father of John Wesley and Charles Wesley, founders of Methodism.

Winterborne Whitechurch

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Samuel Wesley was the second son of Rev. John Westley or Wesley, rector of Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset.

Dorset

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Samuel Wesley was the second son of Rev. John Westley or Wesley, rector of Winterborne Whitechurch, Dorset.

John White (colonist priest)

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His mother was the daughter of John White, rector of Trinity Church, Dorchester, the so-called "Patriarch of Dorchester".

Dorchester, Dorset

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His mother was the daughter of John White, rector of Trinity Church, Dorchester, the so-called "Patriarch of Dorchester".

Grammar school

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Following some grammar school education in Dorchester, Wesley was sent away from home to prepare for ministerial training under Theophilus Gale.

Theophilus Gale

Following some grammar school education in Dorchester, Wesley was sent away from home to prepare for ministerial training under Theophilus Gale.

Stepney

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Gale's death in 1678 forestalled this plan; instead, he attended another grammar school and then studied at dissenting academies under Edward Veel in Stepney and then Charles Morton in Newington Green, where Gale had lived.

Daniel Defoe

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Daniel Defoe also attended Morton's school, situated "probably on the site of the current Unitarian church", contemporaneously with Wesley.