Samuel Bishop

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Samuel Bishop
Born 21 September 1731
London, England
Died 17 November 1795
Nationality English
Occupation poet, schoolmaster

Samuel Bishop (21 September 1731 – 17 November 1795) was a poet born in London, and educated at Merchant Taylors' School and Oxford University. He then took orders and served as Headmaster of Merchant Taylor's School (1783-1795). His poems on miscellaneous subjects fill two quarto volumes and the best of them are those to his wife and daughter. He also published essays.

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 This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domainCousin, John William (1910). A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature. London: J. M. Dent & Sons. Wikisource