Troil, Samuel

Troil, Samuel a. Swedish prelate, was born May 22, 1706 at Saint Schedwi (Dalecarlia), being the son of a pastor. He studied philosophy at the University of Stockholm, and became successively grand almoner of the king (April 22, 1740), president of the consistory (Jan. 2,1742), bishop of Westeras (April 23,1751), and archbishop of Upsala (Nov. 8, 1757), where he died, Jan. 18,1764. He was a learned and eloquent preacher, and left many funeral discourses, etc.

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