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  • Wesley, John (1703–91), Church of England clergyman and a founder of Methodism.
  • Westwood, Thomas (1814–88), poet and bibliographer of angling. In AB-3, AB-4. See biographical sketch.
  • Whately, Richard (1787–1863), Church of Ireland archbishop of Dublin and philosopher.
  • White, Jessie Jane Meriton (afterwards Mario, 1832–1906), journalist and advocate of Italian unity. In AB-3, AB-4. See biographical sketch.
  • Whittier, John Greenleaf (1807–92), American abolitionist and poet.
  • Wilberforce, William (1759–1833), politician, philanthropist, and slavery abolitionist.
  • Wild (or Wilde), Hamilton Gibbs (1827–84), American painter.
  • Wilkinson, James John Garth (1812–99), Swedenborgian writer and homeopath.
  • Williams, Elizabeth Barrett (née Waite, 1754–1834), EBB’s cousin.
  • Williams-Wynn, see Wynn, Williams-.
  • Willis, Nathaniel Parker (1806–67), American author and journalist.
  • Wills, William Gorman (1828–91), playwright and portrait painter. In AB–6.
  • Wills-Sandford, see Sandford, Wills-.
  • Wilson, Effingham (1785–1868), radical publisher and bookseller.
  • Wilson, Elizabeth (afterwards Romagnoli, 1817–1902), EBB’s maid. In AB-3, AB-5, AB-6.
  • Wilson, Fleetwood Thomas Hugh (1817–62), retired army captain, residing in Florence. In AB-3, AB-4.
  • Wilson, Harriett Horatio (née Walker, 1826–1907), wife of Fleetwood Thomas Hugh Wilson.
  • Wilson, John (1785–1854), (pseud. “Christopher North”), author and journalist.
  • Winter, Andrew (afterwards Wynter, 1819–76), author. In AB-2.
  • Wiseman, Nicholas Patrick Stephen (1802–65), cardinal and archbishop of Westminster.
  • Wiseman, Xaviera (née Strange, 1779–1851), correspondent and mother of Cardinal Wiseman.
  • Wolfe, Charles (1791–1823), poet.
  • Wolff, Henry Drummond Charles (1830–1908), diplomatist and politician. In AB-3, AB-4, AB-5, AB-6.
  • Wollstonecraft, Mary (afterwards Godwin, 1759–97), author and advocate of women’s rights.
  • Wood, Marshall (1835–82), sculptor.

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