Rev Chevenix Trench
 

 

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Reverend Richard Chenevix Trench 1807-1886

Born in Dublin. He was a philologist and poet. His works in both fields went into many editions. He was ordained in 1833 and was Dean of Westminster Abbey 1856-1864 and Archbishop of Dublin 1864-1884. The project that became The Oxford English Dictionary was begun at his suggestion. His works include Study of Words, English Past and Present, Justin Martyr and Poems from Eastern Sources. He is buried in London.

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