Engraving of writer Samuel Foote

Sam Foote was sent to Oxford to study law. He was never cut out to be a lawyer, so he made his way to London where he gained fame for his wit, and spent a short spell in prison for debt. (AD59/70/9)

Sam Foote a veu danvenys dhe Resoghen rag studhya an lagha. Ny’n jevo gnas wiw rag bos laghyas, ha rag henna ev eth dhe Loundres le may teuth ev ha bos a vri awos y dhidhanuster, ha may spenas ev kors berr yn prison awos kendon. (AD59/70/9)