Withers, Philip, Dd
Withers, Philip, D.D.
an English clergyman, became chaplain to lady dowager Hereford in 1783. He was sentenced Nov. 21,1789, to a fine of £50 and a year's imprisonment for a libel on Mrs. Fitzherbert, wife to the prince of Wales, in his History of the Royal Malady (Lond. 1789). He died in Newgate, July 24,1790. He also published a work entitled Aristarchus; or, The Principles of Composition (1791).