James Eyre (philologist)
James Eyre (1748–1813), was an English philologist.
Eyre was educated at Trinity College, Oxford and Caius College, Cambridge. He became head-master of Solihull Grammar School for thirty years until his death, and rector of Winterbourne Stoke (1801–13) and Nettleton (1802-13) in Wiltshire. He annotated Samuel Johnson's English Dictionary (in manuscript), and his notes were incorporated by Henry John Todd in his edition of Johnson's Dictionary.
He died in 1813.
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