life of William Wilberforce by Robert Isaac Wilberforce

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  • Wilberforce, William.

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In 5 vols.

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Statementby his sons Robert Isaac Wilberforce and Samuel Wilberforce. Vol.1.
ContributionsWilberforce, Samuel, 1805-1873.
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Open LibraryOL13939266M

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"Amazing Grace" tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (). This accessible biography chronicles Wilberforce’s extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament. William Wilberforce William Wilberforce, (born AugHull, Yorkshire, England—died JLondon), British politician and philanthropist who from was prominent in the struggle to abolish the slave trade and then to abolish slavery itself in British overseas possessions.

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Early Life William Wilberforce William Wilberforce was born in Hull, to a wealthy family. At a young age, he moved to London where he lived with some nonconformist relatives. These puritan ideals appealed to the young William, and he became closely attached to his London relatives.

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A deeply religious man, he played an influential role in abandoning slavery and slave trade from the British society. Wilberforce commenced his political career as an independent Member of.

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But as William Hague amply proves in this outstanding biography, Wilberforce’s part in the process was a key one: he and he alone had the right qualities and opportunities to lead the fight for abolition of the British slave trade in the only place where the fight could have real effect: in Parliament.

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Wilberforce, born to a prosperous family, chose a life of public service and adherence to Evangelical values /5(91). Amazing Grace tells the story of the remarkable life of the British abolitionist William Wilberforce (). This accessible biography chronicles Wilberforce's extraordinary role as a human rights activist, cultural reformer, and member of Parliament.5/5(6).

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