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Richard Chenevix Trench

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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