Woodford, Samuel

(1636-1700)
   Born in London, he was educated at St. Paul's School and Wadham College, Oxford, from where he graduated B.A. in 1657. He started as a lawyer, then was ordained as a priest to Hartley-Mauduit, Hampshire. He was appointed canon of Chichester in 1676, where was made doctor of divinity in 1677 and appointed in 1680 canon of Winchester, where he remained until he died. His chief works were The Paraphrase Upon the Psalms (1667) and The Paraphrase Upon the Canticles (1679). Some of his poems: "A Madrigal," "An Hymn for Vespers," "In Sacred Memory of Dr. Beaumont," "Ode," "Solitude," "St. Paul Done By Titian," "The Metamorphosis," "The Song of the Angels," "The Voyage: Ode," "To Celia," "To Mr. Isaac Walton."
   Sources: Dictionary of National Biography. Electronic Edition 1.1. Oxford University Press, 1997. English Poetry: Author Search. Chadwyck-Healey Ltd., 1995 (http://www.lib.utexas.edu:8080/search/epoetry/author.html). Stanford University Libraries and Academic Information Resources (http://library.stanford.edu). The Columbia Granger's Index to Poetry. 11th ed. The Columbia Granger's World of Poetry, Columbia University Press, 2005 (http://www.columbiagrangers.org). The Complete Poems of Dr. Joseph Beaumont. 2 Volumes, Alexander B. Grosart, ed. Edinburgh University Press, 1880.

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