Samuel Harris (historian)
Born on 9 December 1682, he entered Merchant Taylors' School on 11 September 1694, and went to Peterhouse, Cambridge, where he graduated B.A. 1703, M.A. 1707, and was elected fellow. He was Craven scholar of the university in 1701.
Harris's inaugural lecture (in Latin) was printed. He was author also of a commentary on the 53rd chapter of Isaiah, which his widow Mary issued after his death in 1735 (London), and dedicated to Queen Caroline.
This article incorporates text from a publication now in the public domain: Stephen, Leslie; Lee, Sidney, eds. (1891). "Harris, Samuel". Dictionary of National Biography. 25. London: Smith, Elder & Co.