Wilberforce


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Wilberforce

1. Samuel. 1805--73, British Anglican churchman; bishop of Oxford (1845--69) and Winchester (1869--73)
2. his father, William. 1759--1833, British politician and philanthropist, whose efforts secured the abolition of the slave trade (1807) and of slavery (1833) in the British Empire
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both teams trading set for set until Wilberforce scored out wide to take the score to 12-6.
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Dr Wilberforce said: "These fires occur in the uplands, where soils are peaty and rich in organic matter.
With only her parrot, General Gordon, to help her, Mrs Wilberforce is alone with five desperate men.
May I suggest you use your energy and time to get someone like Judge Wilberforce to get the NHS what it deserves, not undeserved criticism for cheap political points.
The plot revolves around a sweet and eccentric old lady, Mrs Wilberforce, who lives alone in a gradually subsiding, lopsided house, built over the entrance to a railway tunnel in Kings Cross, London.
Just as Wilberforce couldn't possibly give up after his first major victories, we can't possibly give up now.
Details of exactly what happened in an ordinary house in Lambeth are still to emerge but, 200 years on from the abolitionist William Wilberforce, it is clear that slavery is still here, hidden in our midst.
After a powerful conversion experience, Wilberforce dedicated himself to what he called his two great objectives the suppression of the slave trade and the reformation of society.
MRS Wilberforce is the little old lady who likes nothing better than a nice cup of tea and the companionship of her devoted parrot Captain Gordon.
Historic Rookery House, once the Birmingham home of anti-slavery campaigner William Wilberforce, is to be put up for sale by cashstrapped Birmingham City Council - with a pledge that community access will be guaranteed.
Of the men who made up this group William Wilberforce remains the best known and most written about.