Freind, Robert, Dd
Freind, Robert, D.D.
an English clergyman, was born in 1667; educated principally at Westminster; elected to Christ Church, Oxford, in 1686; engaged in the famous controversy about the epistles of Phalaris, and died in 1751, leaving some Latin and English poetry, for which see Bentley, Nichols's Collection. He also published a Sermon, preached before the House of Commons (1711), and Cicero's Orations (1724). See Chalmers, Biog. Dict. s.v.; Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.