The New Student's Reference Work/Trench, Richard Chenevix

Trench, Richard Chenevix, an Irish clergyman and writer, was born at Dublin, Sept. 9, 1807. He studied at Cambridge, and, after traveling a few years, became a country curate; then a theological professor in King's College, London; next, dean of Westminster; and, finally, archbishop of Dublin. His principal writings are Notes on the Miracles, Notes on the Parables, Lessons, Proverbs, Synonyms of the New Testament, Deficiencies in our English Dictionaries and The Study of Words. He helped (1870-81) to revise the King James' version of the New Testament. He died at London, March 28, 1886.