Samuel Parker (1640–1688) was educated at Wadham College, Oxford (1657, B.A. 1659/60) and Trinity College, Oxford (M.A. 1663). He was incorporated M.A. at Cambridge in 1667 and received a D.D. (Cambridge) in 1671. He became rector of Chartham, Kent, in 1667, and in 1670 he was appointed Archdeacon of Canterbury. He became prebendary of Stall II (1672–1685) and rector of Ickham, Kent. He was elected master of the Eastbridge Hospital, Canterbury in 1673. He was Bishop of Oxford from 1685 and President of Magdalen College, Oxford in 1688.
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- Etienne de Courcelles. Stephani Curcellaei Opera theologica, quorum pars praecipua institutio religionis Christianae. ...
- Inscription on second front free endpaper with dedication to Archdeacon Samuel Parker dated Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, 18 July 1675: Liber Bibliothecæ Cathedralis quæ est Cantuariæ Ex Benevolentiâ et Dono, Henrici Jenkes Philosophi Christiani.