1814 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Rev. Samuel Wesley

George Dyer, in History of the University and Colleges of Cambridge (1814) 2:128.



Samuel Wesley was a divine, author of various theological works. He also published the History of the Old and New Testament, in verse, and the Book of Job. He was father of the famous John and Charles Wesley, the founders of the Methodists, and of Samuel Wesley, a much better poet than himself. S. W. the father, was A.M. 1694.