Richard Chenevix Trench
Richard Chenevix Trench was born on September 9th, 1807 and died on March 28th, 1886. He was an Anglican archbishop. Besides theological questions he cared a lot about the English language. He graduated from Trinity College, Cambridge in 1829.
In 1857 he read a paper before the Philological Society. On some Deficiencies in our English Dictionaries had a great influence on the Oxford English Dictionary.
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