1912 ENGLISH POETRY 1579-1830: SPENSER AND THE TRADITION

Melesina Chenevix Trench

D. J. O'Donoghue, in Poets of Ireland (1912) 459.



MELESINA CHENEVIX TRENCH. — Campaspe and other Poems (anonymously), southempton, 1815, 8vo; Laura's Dream, or the Moonlanders, a poem (anonymously), London, 1816, 8vo.

Born in Dublin on March 22, 1768, being grand-daughter of Dr. Chevenix, Bishop of Waterford. Her parents died while she was a child, and she was married twice, first to Colonel St. George, and afterwards to Mr. Richard Trench. She was the mother of succeeding writer, the late late distinguished Archbishop of Dublin, and died at Malvern on May 27, 1827, aged 59.