Frederick James Furnivall (1825 - 1910)
Frederick James Furnivall, one of the co-creators of the Oxford English Dictionary (OED), was an English philologist. He founded a number of learned societies on early English Literature, and made pioneering and massive editorial contributions to the subject, of which the most notable was his parallel text edition of the Canterbury Tales. He was one of the founders of and teachers at the London Working Men's College and a lifelong campaigner against what he perceived as injustice.
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