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The Right Reverend
Samuel Horsley
Bishop of St Asaph
Church Church of England
Diocese Diocese of St Asaph
Elected 1802
Term ended 1806 (death)
Predecessor Lewis Bagot
Successor William Cleaver
Other posts Bishop of Rochester
1793–1802
Dean of Westminster
1793–1802
Bishop of St David’s
1788–1793
Personal details
Born (1733-09-15)15 September 1733
London
Died 4 October 1806(1806-10-04) (aged 73)
Brighton
Nationality British
Denomination Anglican
Profession Scholar
Alma mater Trinity Hall, Cambridge

Despotism is the only form of government which may with safety to itself, neglect the education of its infant poor.
Samuel Horsley
Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, and it is a principle even of piety; but wonder which ends in wonder, and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot.
Samuel Horsley