Trench, Richard Chenevix

Trench, Richard Chenevix

Trench, Richard Chenevix, 1807-86, Irish clergyman and author, b. Dublin. He was dean of Westminster, 1856-63, and Protestant archbishop of Dublin, 1863-84. His many theological writings were eclipsed by his works in philology and poetry, which include The Study of Words (1851), English, Past and Present (1855), and Collected Poems (1865).
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